Notified 2pm, Saturday 28th October 2023.
Amended 19/11/2023 to correct eligibility errors.
Following the La Sportiva Youth and Masters Bouldering Championships at BoulderCo, Auckland on the 14th and 15th of October the following athletes have been selected into the Youth Development Squad for 2023 / 2024.
Bella Domeneschi (discretionary)
Youth A Female
Youth A Male:
Wei Zhen Ng
Youth B Female:
Manaia Johnson (discretionary)
Youth B Male:
Youth C Female:
Gwyneth Parchomchuk (discretionary)
Youth C Male:
Youth D Female:
Youth D Male:
Any athletes wishing to appeal the selection process, appeals need to be made within 2 working days of this post being notified to all climbers. Please ensure that you refer to the section 7 of the selection policy, and send any appeal to .
Reminder of the criteria for selections:
Athletes need to be eligible for selection, which means being a member of a Climbing New Zealand Affiliated Club and being eligible to hold a New Zealand passport.
Automatic selection of the top 40% of the eligible athletes invited to be a member of the 2023/24 NZ Youth Development Squad. Discretionary selections can also be made, refer to the policy for details.
Climbing New Zealand selection processes are documented in our selection policy page on our website, please refer to this in the first instance if you have questions. The actual policy document is on our web page here.
Being selected into the Development Squad makes the athlete eligible to seek New Zealand Team selection in 2024.
Congratulations to those selected.
Climbing New Zealand