Thanks for making our third birthday a day to remember
The people came, they crushed, they left smiling. Another amazing anniversary day for us, can't quite believe it's been three years already since we first opened the doors to the centre in March 2013. We had great feedback from the main competition problems across the Open, Fun and Under 16 events, with some big scores being posted as well as plenty of people getting their first taste of friendly competition climbing.
The finals were spectacular as ever, with our biggest crowd to date coming along to watch Pete Collins and Imogen Horrocks take the Open Male and Open Female titles! Great to see Jerome make the podium for the BB staff in second place, and finally win an actual prize. We never stopped believing in you Jerome. Our new Veterans category saw Graham Knight and Sarah Rossiter take top prizes, and earlier in the day the Under 16 Comp also had a great turnout, with big wins posted by Nathan Aylett and Nina Rodgers.
Big thanks to everyone who made the day possible, particularly our generous prize sponsors: Metolius, ABK Clothing, I'bbz, Climbskin, FundaMental Beanies, Dark Ventures, Climb On, Beta Climbing Designs, La Sportiva, Petzl, and Climb Magazine. Also big shout out to Matt and Dom for their excellent tunes (with help from Shreddie), Richard Enticknap for taking photos, our staff for making the day run so smoothly and generally being amazing, and most of all everyone who came and had a climb!
All the results are now online - follow the link below and check the tabs for the different scoring categories including Youth A to E category breakdowns. See you again next year - and if you've got the comp bug, look out for our Spring/Summer ABK monthly comp series, starting April 9th.
Full results here.
(Image: Richard Enticknap)
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