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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)

Monday, 24 January 2011

BMC Youth climbing Series - Nottingham 22/1/11

Area Youth Coordinator Jim Watkins reports on the 1st round of the Youth Climbing Series held at Nottingham Wall. Round 2 will be at The Foundry on 5th February.

In the Girls 8-10, Pippa and Abbie matched each other all day with perfect scores and could not be separated on countbacks or attempts etc. they therefore had to climb off with Pippa just snatching the win by a single point from Abbie!
- Boys 8-10, Mark Alkins- Tooth also maximum scored and won his category
- Girls 11-13, Mary Clerkin and Dana Windle gained a creditable 3rd and 4th places respectively. Bethany Jennings also climber well but finished 8th,
- Boys 11-13, Tom and Ben Lee came 2nd and 3rd respectively
- Boys 14-16 Alex Hall finished 2nd, whilst James Waterhouse unfortunately had to retire due to injury.
For BMC full results the link is here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/News.aspx?id=3509

See you all on Saturday 5th Feb at The Foundry.