Freshman Camden May has been practicing rock climbing for the past four years and aims to conquer new climbs, drawing from his previous experiences in similar sports. He frequents the climbing gym, expressing a desire to achieve harder-level climbs and potentially join the nationally ranked Class Five team. Overcoming mental barriers and adapting to different climbing styles are part of the challenges that come with the sport, which fosters a diverse and supportive community.

By the Numbers
  • May practices rock climbing for the past four years
  • He aims to climb a V-8, the hardest difficulty grade, and potentially join the nationally ranked Class Five team
State of Play
  • May frequents the climbing gym, going once or twice a week
  • Rock climbing challenges include mental barriers and adapting to different climbing styles
  • The rock climbing community is diverse and supportive, comprising athletes of all ages and backgrounds
Bottom Line

Camden May, a freshman rock climber, is driven to conquer new climbs and achieve his goal of climbing a V-8, showcasing the mental and physical challenges inherent in the sport and highlighting the diverse, supportive nature of the rock climbing community.