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Stream the Team! Watch the USAC Youth Nationals Comp at Sunnyvale and Portland

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Jan 272016
 

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What a year it’s been for PG Team, both in the Bay Area and Portland!   We’ve chronicled their achievements previously—but, long story short, Portland’s team is up and coming, with members headed to Nationals, and the Bay Area is dominant, taking first place in Regionals and Divisionals with copious podium spots along the way.

In total, the PG Team has 16 members qualified for Youth Nationals.  We can’t to see them in action. And since the USA Climbing folks are thoughtfully streaming the competition, we’re proud to host a viewing party!

Sunnyvale Front Bouldering Area
Flat-screen TV streaming the Nationals
Qualifiers Start: Fri. Feb. 5th, 7am
Semifinals Start: Sat. Feb. 6th, 10am
Finals Start: Sun. Feb. 7th, 8am

Watch some familiar faces as Team’s youth climbers face off against the best in the country, and get some bouldering in at the same time!  Or, to stream it on your own, check out the link from the USAC.

We hope you’ll join us in Sunnyvale.  And go PG Team!! We know you’re gonna crush!

NOTE:  Free viewing is for members or for visitors who purchase day pass.

PG Portland Team Bake Sale & Intermediate Team Tryouts

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Jan 222016
 
PG Portland Team Bake Sale & Intermediate Team Tryouts

You may have heard the amazing news that Planet Granite will have 16 kids headed to USAC Nationals in Wisconsin.  Well, now the Portland team, kids and coaches, will hold a bake sale to raise funds to send our coaches to Nationals as well. TEAM BAKE SALE! Join us for some homemade goodies! February 5th 5-8pm Are Read more…

Sixteen PG Team Climbers From Portland, Bay Area, Head to USAC Nationals

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Jan 142016
 
Sixteen PG Team Climbers From Portland, Bay Area, Head to USAC Nationals

Each year, young climbers put their skills to the test in USA Climbing competitions, pushing their limits to go from regionals, to divisionals, to the nationals, where the very best climbers are recognized for their work. Planet Granite is proud to say that between Portland and the Bay Area,16 climbers from our youth Team are Read more…

PG Team Claims Half of Podium Spots at USAC NorCal Comp

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Dec 152015
 
PG Team Claims Half of Podium Spots at USAC NorCal Comp

Planet Granite’s Team won the USAC regional bouldering comp Dec. 12 in Sacramento.  It was a collective victory based on broad successes by many PG Team competitors. “The team awards are based on the top placing person in each category,” explains Isaac Williams, head coach of PG’s teams. “There are 10 different age and gender-based Read more…

A Man With a Vision: PG Belmont’s New Head Coach

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Apr 292015
 
A Man With a Vision: PG Belmont’s New Head Coach

by Jesse Shouboe PG Belmont has a new head coach, and his name is Sasha Schwartz! He just started and is already working hard with the team during practice, getting to know kids and coaches, and bringing a cheerful positive vibe to the gym floor. As a coach myself and as a fellow climber who Read more…

PDX Pulldown – Friday, March 6th!

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Feb 242015
 
PDX Pulldown - Friday, March 6th!

The Portland Pulldown is coming up in just a couple weeks, here’s everything you need to know to crush at the competition, have some fun, and help out a PG Staff Member, and good friend of our climbing community. A few weeks ago, our good friend and front desk staffer, Dan, was hit by a Read more…