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2012 ABS Youth National Championships - Mike Rougeux

2012 ABS Youth National Championships - Mike Rougeux
March 16, 2012 -  Mike Rougeux

It's been over a week since the 2012 ABS 13 Youth National Championships in Colorado Springs so it's probably a good time to post something about it. This was the fourth ABS Nationals that I've coached at and I can say hands down it was the best one yet! For the second year in a row we had really nice comp style walls and I'm happy to see the events being held in bigger non-climbing gym venues. This years walls were built by our hometown companyEntreprises. The walls looked great and I'm still digging the inclusion of slab in...

ABS 13 Nationals - Jon Cardwell

ABS 13 Nationals - Jon Cardwell
March 09, 2012 - 

After a six-year hiatus from competing in the ABS National I decided in January that I would set aside some time to prepare for the event. I took time off competing in the event for a number of reasons, the main being that I simply don’t take training in the gym serious enough. To be honest, I’ve tried to regain focus in the past but I’m easily distracted and like many in my position I bailed. For example, bouldering outside even if it’s snowing or climbing in Spain since I’m in Spain, etc. were always more...

ABS 13 Youth Nationals - Noah Ridge

ABS 13 Youth Nationals - Noah Ridge
March 08, 2012 - 

I just got back from ABS youth nationals in Colorado springs, I had a blast at this comp. I placed 7th at the competition, this was a great improvement over my 17th place at ABS nationals last year but I’m not super happy with my result since I think I climbed pretty poorly in finals, but this is just more motivation to start training hard for the next comp. The format of the comp was a 4 problem qualifier on the first day and then a 3 problem semi -final and final on the second and...

 
 
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