Adaptive Climbing Group
I Am Adaptive: Climbing Competition April 9th
Mar 29, 2016
Saturday April 9th
11PM – 5PM
$30 early bird competitor ticket (ends Saturday, March 26)
$45 // $35 for members
$25 for a spectator (day pass + gear)
Brooklyn Boulders Foundation X OutdoorFest X Adaptive Climbing Group is hosting a climbing competition with an adaptive twist: try climbing blindfolded, strong climbing with only the arms, using only one leg, or one arm. Baller prizes from Adidas, Evolv, and North Face: win an Adidas jacket, gift certificate, or an autographed Gotham poster signed by the cast ($500 value). Partners and vendors will include Munk Pack, Threes Brewery, and more.
Pro athletes Delaney Miller, Ronnie Dickson, and Georgia Bank will be in attendance.
Climbing Blind: A paired competition, the climber is blindfolded (unless already blind). Their partner guides their climbing with Beta. The Climber must stay on route and complete route to count towards competition. Winners determined by best time/ farthest completion. Rules: Must have point of contact on wall during the climb. Hands off means climb is done.
Look Ma! Just Hands: Climbing routes by campusing (hands only) up routes. Rules: Cannot “jump” on holds. The motion of a jumping motion in swing with legs to reach next hold. Must have point of contact during entires ascent.
Hop to It: Climbers to choose one leg to climb with for entire route. Rules: Cannot switch feet during route.
With One Hand Behind My Back: One-armed bouldering routes. The goal is to achieve best time, or go the farthest on dedicated routes.
The afterparty will be at Threes Brewing down the block. The happy hour proceeds will also go towards Brooklyn Boulders Foundation.
Want to help support Brooklyn Boulders Foundation? From April 6-9th, we’ll be spreading the #BKBLove: Donate $10 to ACG at our front desk and receive a day pass for a whole day of climbing, training, and fun. Read more about Spreading the #BKBLove here.
Brooklyn Boulders Foundation (BKBF) is a non-profit with a mission to spread the power of climbing by making the sport accessible throughout all communities. For more information on Brooklyn Boulders Foundation, visit bkbf.org.
Adaptive Climbing Group is a BKBF program for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing. Outdoorfest is an annual 10 day event celebrating New Yorkers who love the outdoors. Outdoorfest is collaborating with Adaptive Climbing Group to produce the I AM ADAPTIVE competition and fundraiser. For more information on Outdoorfest, visit Outdoorfest.com.
Fundraising proceeds go towards sending our Adaptive Climbing team to regional and national bouldering and sport climbing competitions. To learn more about Adaptive Climbing Group and how to donate, visitAdaptiveClimbingGroup.org