Consider this a new adage: eat the food you want to become. Continue reading
BKB Members…come join Brooklyn Boulders at Escape the Room on Thursday Oct 15th! Use these climbing problem-solving skills to decipher puzzle clues to get out of a locked room.
It wouldn’t be the third Saturday of the month if we didn’t hold our member’s only Breakfast Club. Continue reading
Brooklyn Boulders’ Breakfast Club is a standing tradition across our facilities. However, because Chicago is new, we hadn’t yet implemented it within our walls. Thankfully, with the vision of our Events Manager, Elise, we were able to kick-off Breakfast Club with a bang. Continue reading
Acupuncture for Climbers? We speak to passionate climber, acupuncturist and BKB member Christiane Siebert about her love of climbing and how Eastern medicine can benefit rock climbers.
Grab your Tangs and Biscuits. We’re going out to The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club!
Meet at the front desk at 9pm and we’ll head over to the Royal Palms to enjoy complimentary shuffleboard for BKB members and their guests.
Email RSVP@brooklynboulders.com to save your spot!
Get to know your BKB Community. One of the best things about Brooklyn is the diversity: you’ll meet all walks of life from all over the world – and they’re usually up to something interesting.
Meet Dan Ziv, a Brooklyn Boulders member and photographer. You can check out more of his work here.
Where are you from and how did you get to Brooklyn?
I was born in israel and moved to New Jersey when I was very young. I left New Jersey after high school to live in Ithaca, NY, then two years later returned to Jersey to pursue my career as a Fine Artist. While living in Jersey City I realized Brooklyn was where everything was “happening, so Brooklyn it was. I am currently living in Bushwick.
What interests you about photography?
People, light, environment, the ability to tell a story through images and my favorite, nostalgia.
When did you start rock climbing?
I’ve rock climbed a few times when I was young, at summer camp but nothing serious. I went to Joshua tree in march and fell in love with bouldering, when I moved to Brooklyn in April I visited a few rock gyms and I fell in love with BKB.
How do you think rock climbing affects your life?
It fuels my creativity but exercising my mind and body. Few things are more stimulating than rock climbing.
What’s your favorite thing about BKB?
Extremely friendly and helpful staff, when I hurt my dislocated my elbow they did everything in their power to comfort me. I love the sense of community in the gym, if you can’t solve a puzzle there is usually somebody in close proximity willing to coach you.
I asked him to take a few shots around his favorite parts of Brooklyn Boulders post-injury. It was a sunny day in summer, and fascinating to see how his photos came out so differently from what I saw that day, highlighting his personal interpretation of climbing. Here are some shots of BKB staff members Luke, Sarah & Pieter climbing:
Sarah, climbing on the Beast.
Luke, Head of Instruction, climbing.
Pieter, on the Beast.