CB5 athletes and setters getting down to business at Youth Boulder Nationals 2019

Youth climbers from BC gave it their all at this year’s Youth Boulder Nationals, which took place in Montreal from February 16-18. Team BC brought 57 athletes of which 33 athletes made it to semis, 15 to finals, and 6 walked away with medals. The crew from Climb Base5 didn’t disappoint as our athletes were made it to the top 10 in four out of the eight categories, including Ben Newman who took home top spot in the Youth A boys category!

See below for results of our athletes. Full results can be found here.

Junior Girls

  • Sophie Buitendyk – 4th

Junior Boys

  • Michael Maser – 28th
  • Eamon Collins – 31st

Youth A Girls

  • Sonya Colliander – 5th
  • Brielle Zacharias – 10th
  • Alexis Binder – 13th
  • Caitlin Vallely – 27th
  • Alana Titerle – 35th

Youth A Boys

  • Ben Newman – 1st
  • Ethan Hoffman – 6th
  • Jaxson Macdonald – 8th

Youth B Girls

  • Emi Takashiba – 6th
  • Nora Roos – 21st
  • Kaitlyn Bay – 33rd

Youth B Boys

  • Lucas Edmunds- 12th
  • Cooper Macdonald – 15th
  • Finn Fraser Grathwol – 25th
  • Tanner Hoffman – 26th
  • Brian Franko – 27th

Youth C Girls

  • Ava Morris – 31st
  • Grace Morgan – 33rd

Not only were the athletes giving it their all, our route setting team were also working hard behind the scenes. Our head setter Simon Parton was the comp’s Chief Setter, while Hayden Jones and Nikki Ho were coaching the athletes.

2019 CEC Youth Boulder Nationals [Youth A & Junior Finals]

2019 CEC Youth Boulder Nationals [Youth B/C Finals]