Author Archives: FocusTeam

Christina Lehmann (Kat)

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Age: 10 Best competition placement: not sure Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: Hardest send Indoor: v6 Outdoor: n/a What are your long term climbing goals? Make it to nationals and climb a B3 at Focus What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? I want to send v8 and do a full back   …Continue Reading


Luke Perkins

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Age: 11 Best competition placement: 1st Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team:  Having friends to talk to while doing a great sport Hardest send Indoor: v7 Outdoor: v2 What are your long term climbing goals? To send v14 What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? Send a v8 or 9 What was your   …Continue Reading


Lilly Jo Czerwinski

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Age: 11 Best competition placement: 1st Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team:  I get to hang with my best friends while I have fun climbing and training Hardest send Indoor: v8 Outdoor: ? (v4 or v5) What are your long term climbing goals? Sending a v8 outside, making USA Climbing Team AGAIN, sending another v8   …Continue Reading


Chloe Olivia Meaney

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Age: 11 Best competition placement: 11th Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: The people and the workouts. Hardest send Indoor: Outdoor: What are your long term climbing goals? To send v13 What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? Send at least one v7 What was your most embarrassing moment in climbing? When I   …Continue Reading


John Benjamin Perkins

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Age: 15 Best competition placement: 5th Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: we get pushed to our limits so we get stronger Hardest send Indoor: v6 Outdoor: v2 What are your long term climbing goals? Getting on the U.S.A. Climbing Team What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? To be climbing solid v8   …Continue Reading


Julia Grace Fletcher

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Age: 14 Best competition placement: 3rd at Youth Regionals Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: the kids, the coaches, and the climbing itself Hardest send Indoor: v6 Outdoor: never climbed outdoors What are your long term climbing goals? Go to nationals, regularly send v6 What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? Send v7   …Continue Reading


Life Nakai William Latimer

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Age: 11 Best competition placement: 28th in Youth Nationals Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: I love climbing with a team and I work really well with other people.  I love being coached and following my favorite sport is really fun. Hardest send Indoor: v8 Outdoor: v6/7 What are your long term climbing goals?   …Continue Reading


Ethan Sheard

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Age: 13 Best competition placement: 4th Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: Mostly boulder, makes me strong Hardest send Indoor: v6 Outdoor: v2 and 5.7 (I don’t climb outdoors much, OK?) What are your long term climbing goals? To keep climbing on a regular basis and to be the best I can. What are   …Continue Reading


Fiona Krieger

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Age: 14 Best competition placement: 2nd at a local Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: The way that we are like a family Hardest send Indoor: v6 Outdoor: 5.10c What are your long term climbing goals? To compete at an Open World Championship What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? In this year,   …Continue Reading


Max Quivington Dye

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Age: 11 Best competition placement: 1st at Thrash and Dangle 2015 Favorite thing about the Focus Climbing Team: it isn’t a big team Hardest send Indoor: v5 Outdoor: v3 What are your long term climbing goals? To climb 5.14/v16 and climb in every country What are your short term (2017) climbing goals? To climb the   …Continue Reading