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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)

Friday, 11 March 2011

BMC Youth Climbing Series Foundry finalists

Following the success of the 8 Foundry based climbers in the BMC Youth Climbing Series we now have a photo of them all includng the two Area Champions in the girls 8-10 years, Pippa Watkin and the boys 8-10 years, Mark Alkin-Tooth. Well done again to all of you.

From photo we have:
Top Row Left to Right
Ben Lee – 3rd Boys 11-13
James Waterhouse – 3rd Boys 14-16
Alex Hall – 2nd Boys 14-16
Thomas Lee – 2nd Boys 11-13
Dana Windle – 3rd Girls 11-13

Bottom Row Left to Right
Mark Alkins-Tooth – 1st Boys 8-10, Area Champion
Abbie Rivett – 2nd Girls 8-10
Pippa Watkin – 1st Girls 8-10, Area Champion

Full results available at http://http//indoorsout.co.uk.htm#brycs2011results.htm
All the finalists now go forward to the National Final to be held at Wolf Mountain Wolverhampton at the end of June.