Born: August 2003
First Climbed: Age 2
Climbing Regularly Since: Age 6
Joined Competition Team ABC: Spring 2010 (age 6.5)
Height (as of March 2013): 4’9″
Ape Index (as of January 2012): 1.5″
Favorite Features: Caves and Overhangs
Only 7-year-old boy at both ABS 12 and 2011 SCS Youth Nationals
Only 8-year-old boy to make Finals at ABS 13 Nationals
(In youth climbing this means Liam is in the D category and competes against kids as old as 11!)
Qualified for Nationals 1st year on Team ABC
Best Comp Results:
10th ABS 14 Youth Nationals 2013 (Finalist)
10th ABS 13 Youth Nationals 2012 (Youngest Finalist)
15th ABS 12 Youth Nationals 2011 (Youngest Semifinalist)
12th SCS Youth Nationals 2011 (Youngest Semifinalist)
Tackle Football: Liam plays Quarterback for the Boulder Bears and has trained with the National Football Academies (NFA)
Lacrosse: Liam plays Midfield and Attack for Boulder Valley Lacrosse, Denver Elite Lacrosse, and Denver Elite Box Lacrosse. He has competed in National tournaments and will travel to Calgary this summer to play in Canada’s top box lacrosse tournament.
Favorite Subject in School? MATH!!!
Future Goals: Play in the NFL or Major League Lacrosse, go to Stanford or an Ivy League college.
Team ABC Sponsors
Liam’s Favorite Shoes
La Sportiva 2011 Catalog
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