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120315 Josh YOung Gun Award

PG Member, Josh Levin was awarded the most coveted prize in youth rock climbing competition -The North Face Young Gun Award – at the recent USA Climbing’s Youth National Bouldering Championships in Colorado Springs.  This award is to recognize outstanding young climbers 19 & under who truly represent the climbing community, including the individual’s outstanding competitive climbing achievements and exemplary sportsmanship.  Josh was awarded $2000 in travel and product stipend.  The award is given only twice per year to a deserving athlete.

120315 J&C Young Gun

In addition, Joshua placed 4th in his age/gender category in Youth National Bouldering Championships, earning a berth on the US Youth National Team to compete in the Youth World Rock Climbing Championships in Singapore Aug 2012.  He became a semifinalist at the Adult National Bouldering Championships, again held in Colorado Springs a week earlier than the Youth, and is selected to compete with the US National Team at the 2012 Bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado June 2012.

Congrats Josh!