Speed Selections and Results for National Speed Championships

Climbing New Zealand is please to announce the following athletes who achieved qualification times at the recent La Sportiva National Speed Climbing Championships at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui and are therefore included into the National Development Squads for Speed.

Open Female: Sarah Tetzlaff, Jorja Rangi, Abby Gebert, Mischa Boorman, Meredith Butcher
Open Male: Julian David, Flynn Chisholm, Antony Death, Ned Johnston
Junior Female: Abby Gebert
Junior Male: Julian David, Flynn Chisholm, Antony Death, Ned Johnston
Youth A Female: Mischa Boorman, Meredith Butcher
Youth A Male: Kieran Death

Congratulations to these athletes.


La Sportiva Speed National Championships – Results

Mount Maunganui brought out the sunshine, BOPSCA organised the event and the athletes put on a show. Amazing results, with new National records set in 9 categories, and plenty of personal best times on top of that. Thanks to our sponsors La Sportiva, RAB, The North Face and Black Diamond.

Congratulations to all our champions for 2022 2023:

Open Female: Sarah Tetzlaff – new national record 10.11
Open Male: Julian David – new national record 6.58
Junior Female: Abby Gebert – new national record 10.54
Junior Male: Julian David – new national record 6.58
Youth A Female: Mischa Boorman – new national record 11.00
Youth A Male: Isaac Rose
Youth B Female: Caitlyn Fortescue
Youth B Male: Thomas Sorenson (event winner William Morton, New Caledonia)
Youth C Female: Mila Piatek – new national record 8.94
Youth C Male: Rio Piatek
Youth D Female: Yume Fookes – new national record 11.50
Youth D Male: Stig Zhou – new national record 11.02
Masters Male: Luke Stock – new national record 12.04
Master Female: Cadine Rangi

Review all the current national records please refer to this web page:

Richard Waldin
Climbing New Zealand

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