-Molly Donelan It’s 7am and I’ve already done 45 min of strength training, a brutal 2 and a half hours of swimming, and am already anticipating another treacherous 2 hour practice this evening. Ok that’s a lie I didn’t really do that but that was me 15 years ago. From…Read More
Sportrock Climbing Flash Blog
-Adam Smartt There may be no “I” in team, but there absolutely is one in “climb.” In fact it’s nestled right there in the center of the word as if to indicate its position at the very core of the discipline. More so than any other athletic pursuit there is…Read More
-Lillian Chao-Quinlan In my years of climbing, I’ve experienced a few injuries…fractured ankles, pulled hamstrings, shoulder strains, pulley tears and over the last few years, tendinitis (I think it’s more accurately called tendinosis) in the wrist. One thing that has been effective…Read More
Every year, when November arrives, we are reminded to be thankful for all that we have. Maybe we get too busy during the year (this is DC after all!) or maybe November, with all of the holiday celebrations, simply inspires us to give more. Whatever the reason, Sportrock would like to show our appreciation for our amazing family of climbers and say 'thanks' for letting us be a part of this special community.
Holiday Hours 2014
The days are getting shorter and the temperature is slowly dropping - It's that time of year again! Plan ahead for Sportrock's holiday hours and be sure to check Facebook and our website for winter weather updates!
Free Climbing Kickstart & Orthopedic Massage at Sportrock Alexandria!
Join Lifestyle Sport Performance + Recovery in Alexandria for FREE Climbing Kickstart & Orthopedic Massage Therapy during the month of October!
Doug Robinson Book Launch & Discussion
From the pioneering days of our sport, Doug Robinson has been a steering force in the evolution of climbing. With a half century of climbing and mountaineering under his belt, Doug has now written The Alchemy of Action, addressing the question of "why do we climb?"