Ariana O’Brien

Ari at 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals

Ariana O’Brien

Born: September 2001

First Climbed: Age 3.5

Climbing Regularly Since: Age 6

Joined Competition Team ABC: Age 8 (Fall 2009)

Height (as of March 2013): 4’5″

Ape Index (as of December 2011): +2″

Favorite Styles: Crimpy and powerful (campus moves and dynos!) 

2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals
2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals

Proudest Moments & Accomplishments:

Made 2013 USA Climbing Team for Bouldering

Made 2012 USA Climbing Team for Speed

Winning 2012 SCS Divisional Championship for both Sport and Speed

Qualified for Nationals in first year on Team ABC

Liam and Ariana O'Brien Team ABC Boulder 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals
Ariana and her brother Liam after 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals

Best Comp Results:

4th 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals (made US Team)

4th in Speed 2012 SCS Youth Nationals (made US Team)

1st Sport & Speed 2012 SCS Divisionals

8th ABS 13 Nationals 2012 (Finalist)

7th ABS 12 Youth Nationals 2011 (Finalist)

Ariana with her 4th place in speed trophy at 2012 SCS Nationals

Other Activities:

Lacrosse:  Ariana plays Midfield and Attack for Boulder Valley Girls Lacrosse and Team 180.

Favorite Subjects in School: Math and Science!!!

Future Goals:

Make the USA Climbing Team at the ABS 14 Youth Nationals (update – accomplished!)

Go to Stanford or an Ivy League college

Be a buff athlete with an engineering degree

Ariana looking pretty buff already. ABS Junior Nationals 2011


Ariana’s Sponsors

Team ABC Sponsors


Ariana’s Favorite Shoes

La Sportiva Solution


Ariana’s Links

La Sportiva 2011 Catalog

Team ABC’s climber kids are contagious – Boulder Daily Camera

Elite Climbing Team In Boulder Thrives On Competition – Video – KMGH Denver

The Young Guns of 2010  |  Urban Climber Magazine

Ariana working on an Open problem at a Spot Bouldering Series comp.


Ariana’s Videos


For more search “Ariana O’Brien” in the Find Something Bar at the top right of this page.

2 thoughts on “Ariana O’Brien

    […] Team ABC Boulder America's Best Climbers HomeCoachesRobyn Erbesfield-RaboutouCompetition TeamAriana O’BrienBrooke RaboutouLiam O’BrienMatt LubarMegan MascarenasShawn RaboutouStefan LavenderTeam ABC RSS Feed ← Team ABC in Hueco November 2011 […]

    […] Team ABC Boulder America's Best Climbers HomeCampsCoachesRobyn Erbesfield-RaboutouGarrett GregorCompetition TeamAriana O’BrienBrooke RaboutouIvy ToddLaurel ToddLiam O’BrienMateo GallegosMatt LubarMax MansonMegan MascarenasMia MansonShawn RaboutouStefan LavenderTeam ABCOld Blog RSS Feed ← ABS Youth Nationals 2nd Update – Youth Qualifiers Continue […]

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s