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Ep. 30 - Canada's New High Performance Director
Jeff Thomson is the CEC's newly-appointed High Performance Director. What does that mean for competitive climbing in Canada? Well, a lot! Jeff gave a presentation in Mississauga Ontario after Canadian Open Bouldering Nationals, and this is an edited version of that presentation.
Ep. 29 - Settling Scores
Eddie Fowke, Sierra Blair-Coyle, Simon Parton, and Will Anglin join me to talk about the new IFSC and USA Climbing scoring systems for bouldering.
Ep. 28 - ONE OF US: Lauren Watson
Not many 25 year olds have actually tried to open a climbing gym, and even fewer have succeeded. Lauren Watson took it a step further by opening Ground Up in Squamish, thousands of miles from her Toronto home. In this episode, hear Lauren recount her story.
Ep. 27 - Ninja Courses 101
Joë Layno of Aspire Climbing gives me a crash course on ninja courses: who uses them, how to integrate them into a climbing gym, and why he doesn't see ninja courses as a flash in the pan.
Ep. 26 - A Coaching Foundation for the Future, with Silvia McBurney
Silvia McBurney has been working with the CEC to develop a Long Term Athlete Development plan for Canada, and has finally published the document after years of meeting with coaches and medical professionals from across the country. Silvia joins us to explain the purpose of the document, and to give an idea of how it will affect coaching and competition over the coming years.
Ep. 25 - University Bouldering Series
Team finals. Post-comp sleepovers. Competing in rental shoes. All this and more in my interview with Max Summerlee, one of the founders and co-presidents of Canada's University Bouldering Series.
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I have been so curious about the inner workings of this burgeoning industry. I climb at crag x and boulder house in Victoria, BC and always try to eavesdrop in on the route setters and staff chatting about their craft... This podcast broadens this conversation and covers a wide array of topics. Great, chill host with on-point questions. Keep em coming! Love it.
Interesting guest speakers
Enjoy the variety of guest speakers Tyler interviews each week. Great podcasts!
Really great podcast
Really enjoy your podcast. As a setter in BC really cool to hear about industry stuff and a chance to learn what's going on elsewhere. Keep up the great work