So far he's onsighted around 120 8a sport climbs, a few weeks ago he climbed a stout 8b+ and 8c looks on the cards quite soon, then last weekend at the BMC British Lead Climbing Championships held at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena near Ratho in Scotland, Drew Haigh became British Lead Competition champion.
A big congratulations to Drew and to Natalie Berry who won the woman's senior competition, Kitty Wallace who won the female juniors and Jonathan Stocking who won the male juniors; indeed to everyone who took part, helped organise and support the event. Full results below.
"The weather outside may have been pouring down with rain but inside the climbing arena the sun was, metaphorically speaking, shining brightly and we were treated to stunning climbing displays.
For the first time ever there were more female than male competitors with 27 girls taking part......."
Full results and reports at BMC Competitions page
1. Natalie Berry
2. Michaela Tracy
3. Rebecca Hall
1. Drew Haigh
2. James Garden
3. Adrian Baxter
1. Kitty Wallace
2. Shauna Coxsey
3. Suzie Zitter
1. Jonathan Stocking
2. Alon Gurman
3. Luke Tilley
1. Mike Smith
2. Eddie Cooper
3. Nick Colton
1. Jaime Davison
2. Emily Winterhalder
3. Eleanor Hopkins
1. Jonathan Stocking
2. Jonathan Field
3. Robert Stuart Patterson
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