FRICTION SERIES 2012- a roped climbing competition

For general details about our comps, please click here.

Friction Series 2012 Poster

The Friction Series is our Spring Roped Climbing comp held at each of our locations with an Onsight Final to conclude the events.

COMP SCHEDULE
Friday February 3rd - PG Belmont
Friday March 2nd - PG San Francisco
Friday April 6th - PG Sunnyvale + Onsight Series Finals!*

CATEGORIES
Comps are open to people of all ages and categories (for both men and women)are as follows:
Recreational: up to 5.10b
Advanced: 5.10c-5.11c
Open (lead only): 5.11d and higher.

ONSIGHT SERIES FINALS
The top 3 scores of the entire comp will be invited to pariticpate in our Onsight Series Final at PG Sunnyvale! This is not cumulative scoring, so if your score at PG Belmont beats out the top scores from PG Sunnyvale and PG San Francisco, you'll be invited! Witness the best climbers duke it out high above on ropes in an action packed, breath holding event! Even better - the routes will be left up after the comp so you can test your skills against the best.
First Place - $150 cash!
Second Place - $100
Third Place - $50

RAFFLE FOR PRIZES PLUS FOOD AND BEER!
A raffle will be held to auction off amazing gear by our awesome sponsors. We'll have some yummy grub, great beer and of course Tshirts designed by our own Ivan Cua. There's no other place to be on Friday night!

FREE for members
$15 for non-members
No pre-registration necessary!

FRICTION SERIES SUNNYVALE + ONSIGHT SERIES FINAL
Friday April 6th

Finishing off our fourth annual Friction Series and 2nd time hosting the Onsight Series Final, we were psyched for Friday's event. With an incredible turn out, the Onsight Series Final had over 400 onlookers to cheer on the heart stopping battle the finish. Congrats to all our competitors! Scores are posted HERE.

FRICTION SERIES SAN FRANCISCO
Friday March 2nd

With the grand opening of our new double wide System Board and amazing routes taboot, the Friction Series SF was an awesome, hopping, fun filled, action packed night. Check out our category winners as well as our TOP 10 Scores so far - remember, we invite the top 3 of each mens and womens to compete for cash at our Onsight Series Final in Sunnyvale next month! Scores can be found here. Photos from the event will be posted on our Facebook Page.

Friction Series 2012 San Francisco 
Christina Freschl Female Open 900
Sara Evensen Female Advanced 665
Elsye Muljono Female Recreational 370
Cindy Wu Female Recreational 370
Emma Collins Female Recreational 370
Angela Berti Female Recreational 370
Anna Brauer Female Recreational 370
Mike Kerzhner Male Open 1050
Robert McGibbon Male Advanced 675
Nick Um Male Advanced 675
David Sherman Male Recreational 370
Primo Rivert Male Recreational 370
Andrew Leverentz Male Recreational 370
Arel W-K Male Recreational 370

Remember - top 3 scores will be invited to the Onsight Series Final in PG Sunnyvale. However, the scores that night at PG Sunnyvale could still throw a wrench in the line-up! See you at 5pm on April 6th!

OVERALL TOP SCORES
MENS
1
Josh Levin 1050
2
Mike Kerzhner 1050
3
Mirko Caballero 1045
4
Pefeus Philipp 1015
5
Brett Ashton 1000
6
Mark Doliner 1000
7
Bronnert Cedric 990
8
Garrett Conover 940
9
Jim Hornibrook 925
10
Laughlin Barker 925
WOMENS
1
Christina Freschl 900
2
Sara Sisun 895
3
Maria Lyons 895
4
Sandy Jen 575
5
Jessica Wan 550

 

FRICTION SERIES PG BELMONT
Friday Feb 3rd

Wow was it a FUN night! With over 175 competitors, the air was buzzing with energy and cheers were erupting when someone finished a climb.

Friction Series 2012 Belmont 
Natalia Grossman Female Advanced 675
Zinnia Ho Female Recreational 370
Nhung Truong Female Recreational 370
Josh Levin Male Open 1050
Alex Butti Male Advanced 675
Blase Iuliano Male Advanced 675
Eric Longhead Male Advanced 675
Christiopher Vale Male Advanced 675
Doug Miller Male Advanced 675
Lucas Chapm Male Recreational 370
Sugoon Fuchargen Male Recreational 370

Photos can be found on our Facebook Page.

Scores are linked here!
Don't forget the TOP 3 SCORES of each mens and womens will be invited to our Onsight Series Finals at PG Sunnyvale in April! Now that the scores are posted, you know what you need to be in the top 3! You have two more chances to get a high score! Next comp is March 3rd in PG San Francisco!

 

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