All five Canadians qualified for the semi-finals at the Pan-American Championships and Olympic Qualifier in L.A. this week. As of now, only Sean McColl is the only climbers representing Canada at the Olympics this year.
Canadians Alannah Yip, Becca Frangos, Allison Vest, Jason Holowach and Brennan Doyle finished in the top-20 of the 26 women and 22 men climbing in qualifiers. The women’s semi-finals are on Thursday and men’s semi-finals are on Friday. Only the finals will be live-streamed. For more information visit here.
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Day 1: Pan American Championships Pre qualifier event has finished and all 5 Canadians from @climbcanada have advanced to the round of 20 🇨🇦 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This first day was as much about feeling the competition dynamic as the route setting style and life in LA 😎 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Women’s semi final on Thursday with men’s on Friday! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1) @brennan__doyle on one of his speed qualification runs 2) @becca_frangos topping the third boulder 3) @alannah_yip topping the second boulder 4) @allisonvest getting the closest to solving b1 which saw no tops 5) @jason.holowach flirting with the finish hold on b1