Surrey Sports Park hosts BMC Youth Climbing Series
26 January 2011
Surrey Sports Park hosted one of the first rounds of the South East Regional BMC Youth Climbing Series 2011 on Saturday 22nd January.
Over 80 young climbers aged between 8 and 16 took part in round one of the BMC Youth Climbing Series, a series of fun climbing competitions specifically for young people with the emphasis on enjoyment.
Climbers competed in a mixture of top roping, bouldering and leading challenges in front of a crowd of over 150 onlookers at Surrey Sports Park’s 12m high Climbing Centre.
Martin Upfold, the Climbing Centre Manager, said, “The event was a real success and it was good to see so many young people competing on the walls. The Youth Climbing Series puts an emphasis on fun climbing and everyone who attended competed well on what was a great day.”