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Opening its doors back in 1991, The Foundry has been at the heart of the Sheffield and UK climbing scenes ever since. Almost two decades on, the centre continues to provide a world class environment for climbers, whether you're new to the sport or about to tick your first Font 8b!

The blog will keep you up to date with the activity and achievements that are going on in and around The Foundry.

Hope to see you soon! - Neil Bentley (Centre Manager)

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Overall results for 2009/10 Bouldering League

Well done to Diane for beating off the male competition to come overall top of the Elite category, also to Martin Coia who depite being a junior decided to enter the Elite category.
Elite Category
1st Female (228) Diane Merrick - 90day Foundry membership
1st Male (172) Ed Morris - 90day Foundry membership
2nd Male (150) Paul Smitton - 30day Foundry membership
2nd Female (128) Katy Piddock - 30day Foundry membership

Britsh Team members Becki and Alice have clearly been taking advantage of their training to take the top two Recreational female places. Once again juniors have shown the benefit of youth, with 5 of the top 10 Recreational climbers aged under 16.
Recreational Category
1st Male (391) Luke Jones - 90day Foundry membership
2nd Male (367) Ed Hartley - 30day Foundry membership
1st junior Male & 3rd Male (349) Robin Lloyd - 30day Foundry membership
2nd junior Male & 4th Male (335) Tom Bonnert - £10 CragX voucher
1st Female (304) Becki Hall - 90day Foundry membership
2nd Female & 1st junior Female (300) Alice Waterhouse - Two 30day Foundry memberships
2nd junior Female (191) Holly Murray - £10 CragX voucher

The Kids category was dominated by The Foundry Accademy and we hope to see them continuing their success in the BMC Youth Climbing Series.
Kids Category
1st Male (192) James Waterhouse - 30day Foundry membership
2nd Male (187) Alex Hall - £10 CragX voucher
1st Female (183) Pareesa Tai - 30day Foundry membership
2nd Female (179) Mary Clerkin - £10 CragX voucher

A comprehensive list of scores is on display at The Foundry, your overall result for the league is the combined score from your two highest scoring rounds.
The winners can collect their prizes from Foundry reception.

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