Liam O’Brien

Liam O'Brien Team ABC Boulder ABS 14 Nationals
Liam competing in ABS 14 Youth Nationals

Liam O’Brien

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

Liam O'Brien Team ABC Boulder ABS 14 Youth Nationals
Liam at ABS 14 Youth Nationals

Proudest Moments:

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

Liam O'Brien Team ABC Boulder ABS 14 Nationals
Liam at ABS 14 Youth Nationals

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)

Liam and Ariana O'Brien Team ABC Boulder 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals
Liam and his sister Ariana after ABS 14 Nationals

Other Activities:

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.

Liam at 2012 ABS Youth Nationals in Colorado Springs

Favorite Subject in School?   MATH!!!

Future Goals: Play in the NFL or Major League Lacrosse, go to Stanford or an Ivy League college.

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Liam’s Sponsors

Team ABC Sponsors

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Liam’s Favorite Shoes

La Sportiva Solution

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Liam’s Links

La Sportiva 2011 Catalog

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

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

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Liam’s Videos


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Liam O'Brien 2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals Team ABC Boulder
2013 ABS 14 Youth Nationals

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