Every week until the Youth World Championship in BC, we will be introducing the Canadian Junior Team. Here are the Youth B Girls (14-15 years old).

Eva Thompson


2013 Youth National Championship -4th
Canada Youth Cup -2nd
International events attended -First year
Number of years on the National Team -First year
Discipline -Difficulty/Lead
Home climbing team -Calgary Climbing Centre, Alberta
Years training -3
Number of training hours/week -7
Training drills tip -Visualize myself climbing the route in different scenarios.
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC) -“I don’t have any expectation, it will be a great experience. I am looking forward to it.”

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Beth Vince


2013 Youth National Championship -2nd
Canada Youth Cup -1st
International events attended-2008 NACC, Montreal, 1st
2011 US National bouldering Championship-6th
Number of years on the National Team -First year
Discipline -Difficulty/Lead
Home climbing team-Climber’s Rock, Ontario
Years training -7
Number of training hours/week-12
Training drills tip -Visualizing success before climbing a route
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC)-“Proud to represent Canada and it is a result from years of training and achievements.”

Remington Irwin


2013 Youth National Championship -10th
Canada Youth Cup ranking-6th
International events attended 2012-Pan Am Climbing Championship, Chile, 9th
Number of years on the National Team -First time this year

Discipline -Difficulty/Lead, alternate
Home climbing team -Rock Jungle Fitness, Alberta
Years training -3
Number of training hours/week-7.5
Training drills tip-Various cross fit workouts for 2.5 hours/week
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC)-“As alternate I get the opportunity to be part of the National Team and participate in the training camp for my personal evolution.”

Mika Hosoi


2013 Youth National Championship -3rd
Canada Youth Cup ranking -3rd
International events attended-First year
Number of years on the National Team -First year
Discipline -Difficulty/Lead
Home climbing team -Rock Climb Performance Team, BC
Years training -5.5
Number of training hours/week -10
Training drills tip -Climbing slab with no hands, great training for the feet
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC) -“Participating at YWCC means I am a world class athlete and I have the skills for this.”

Elena Moss


2013 Youth National Championship -3rd , Speed
Best personnal time on 15m speed track-18.43 second
International events attended -First year
Number of years on the National Team-First year
Discipline-Speed
Home climbing team -The Boulders, BC
Years training -2
Number of training hours/week-8.5
Training drills tip-My favorite training drill is working a section of the speed track and doing laps on it to increase endurance and confidence.
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC)-“I am proud to represent Canada and excited for the International event experiences.”

Julia Massullo


2013 Youth National Championship-7th
Canada Youth Cup ranking -5th
International events attended-First year
Number of years on the National Team -First time this year
Discipline -Difficulty/Lead
Home climbing team -Cliffhanger Coquitlam, BC
Years training -5
Number of training hours/week-7.5
Training drills tip -Discuss techniques with team mates
Youth World Climbing Championship (YWCC)-“I am excited for YWCC, I will dedicate 3 days a week of training, Monday, Wednesday and Friday”


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