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2nd Place - ABS Regionals - Tim Rose

 
2nd Place - ABS Regionals - Tim Rose
 
January 25, 2012 -  Tim Rose    
 

This weekend was the 6th annual Philadelphia Rock Gym ABS Regional Championships (Winter Burn). Despite some snowy weather Friday night that looked like it might impair our travels, Saturday morning came and the roads were clear so we made the trip to Philly.

 

The Winter Burn always draws a large crowd including some very strong north east climbers. This year was no exception. From what I gathered from the staff, this year was PRG's largest turnout and the Open category was stacked as usual. We had 3 hours to climb in a section judged format competition. I barely filled my card at the end of 3hrs but I was happy, had a lot of fun and felt good despite having lost a significant amount of skin.

I managed to make finals and in the end ended up in 2nd place when it was over. Looking back as most competitors do, I wish I would have done a couple of things differently to gain additional holds on some of my attempts. The competition was tough but I was happy to do as well as I did.  I had a great time, the setting for the competition was great and seeing old friends and meeting new people is always a good time.

 

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