Durham Climbing Centre's amazing academy team have been competing in the Youth Climbing Series 2019 since January.
The team attend weekly Academy sessions with Climbing Coaches Charlotte and Dan Walton, and DCC Nutritionist Dan Wood. DCC Coaches deliver intense training sessions to prepare the team for upcoming competitions and events.
The YCS started in Leeds for Round 1: the first boulder round started with pretty high standards and hard problems our team were amazing bringing back a 1st place podium by Sam Ward in Category Male C and a 3rd place for Sophie Boyd in Category Female A .
Round 2 was in Newton Aycliffe, where we had some amazing and challenging routes. The team were fantastic, bringing back great results for our team: three 1st place podiums by Charlotte Strugnall, Tom Dumble and Sam Ward, two 2nd place podiums for Olivia Veide and Joseph McGrother and a 3rd place podium for Sophie Stoker!