We had an awesome time speed climbing and slideshowing at the first ever Lombardi Sports & Skimble Speed Climbing Competition last Thur.?? Congrats to Kei Yamamoto for his 8.2 second race up the rock wall – it cinched the first place win incl. a $75 gift certificate from Lombardi’s!?? The Lombardi’s team was a ton of fun including the infamous Dr. Crankenstein and the ever active Rebecca Lippert 😉
More photos can be found here.
And now you might be wondering, what’s speed climbing like outdoors??? We’ll leave it to the speed climbing pros, Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama, to tell you all about their swift moves in a great video from Masters of Stone.?? This is just a short clip to get you psyched:
And if you’re still confused and thinking why would anyone want to speed climb in the first place??? For starters, you could beat an Audi RS4 in a ‘race up’:
What’s next for us??? On deck we have more outdoor and indoor events, including something pretty wild with Revision3 on June 25th eve – save the date!?? We’ll tell you more about that soon.