I look back over my recent interviews to investigate how climbing fits into the defintion of lifestyle sport.
I spoke to Rotimi Odukoya, founder of Clmbxr, and Carmen McIlveen, founder of Project One Climbing, to discuss representation and diversity in the climbing community.
I spoke to three climbing businesses about their experience of climbing’s recent rise in popularity.
I speak to Bill Geary, co-founder of The Grumpy Old Men’s Climbing Club, to learn about what keeps us coming back to climbing, regardless of age.
Spend a bit of time reading about climbing online and a recurring topic starts to come up: the strength to weight ratio. I speak to Lattice Training’s Ella Russell and Mina Leslie-Wujastyk to learn more.
Emily Pitts, founder of WomenClimb, speaks to Crimp Culture about the female climbing experience.
I spoke to Blocfit and Volume 1 Climbing about their reopening plans and how they will be keeping climbers safe.
Exciting news for all climbers! Indoors gyms and sports facilities are able to open from 25 July.
In today’s Lifestyle Climbers article, I speak to Lattice Training coach Oli Grounsell. Lattice offer a variety of training plans and assessments to improve performance, and Oli has been working for them since he finished university in 2016.
Crimp Culture aims to learn about how each of us fits into the climbing world.