World Champion Sean McColl to Train Athletes at The Boulders Monday July 1


Christian J. Stewart

June 28, 2013, Central Saanich, BC (ISN) – The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich is pleased to announce that World Champion climber Sean McColl will be in attendance at The Boulders Climbing Gym on Monday July 1, 2013.

Sean McColl will be working and training with the Boulders climbers in advance of the Team Canada Youth Training Camp, which begins at the facility July 2nd.

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013 Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM & NOON to 1:30 PM Location: The Boulders Climbing Gym, 1627 Stelly’s Cross Road, Stelly’s Secondary School

McColl will be working with a select group of Boulders climbers including youth U12 athletes, and the six Boulders climbers who were offered places on the Canadian National Youth Team. McColl will work with the U12 group from 10:00-11:30AM and then the National Team members from NOON- 1:30PM.

Members of the media are invited to attend at these times as McColl and the athletes will be available for interview and photo/video opportunities as needed.

Born in Vancouver, McColl is the reigning overall men’s world champion. He lives and trains in France, is an assistant coach of the National Youth Team and is the most successful North American competition climber. Please visit his website for more details at

IFSC World Youth Team Canada Training Camp In preparation for the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Youth Championships that are taking place at the Boulders Climbing Gym from August 15-19, 2013, the Canadian National Youth Team will be holding their training camp at The Boulders from July 2nd through July 6th.

There will be 33 athletes, ages 14-19 attending the camp where they will be preparing for the World Youth Championships. They will be training in both the speed and difficulty climbing categories with the help of five team officials who will also be in attendance.

Training sessions run from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on each of the dates listed above.

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.