We commend the National Park Service for offering free annual passes to active-duty military members and their families. Sportrock is proud to have many service men and women in our community, and are always eager to see their service honored. As part of this commitment, we offer military discounts for…Read More
Sportrock Climbing Flash Blog
-Myriam Souaya My mentor recently pointed out to me why the climbing community is such a positive group. Though he’s never climbed before his logic made complete sense, ”they’re all optimists,” he said,”you’d have to be”. While his assessment was right on target,…Read More
-Jason Montecalvo Question: What is your definition of being “fit”? How about your meaning of “healthy” or “strong?” Does it mean you look good at the beach? How about receiving good results on a physical exam? If you lift weights or run long distances, does that make…Read More
“The Adventures of Buster McThunderstick and Chewbacca” - 24HHH Part 2
Sportrock Instructor Jamie Rookwood is back with the second part of his series on 24 Hours of Horshoe Hell. Take a look back at this first post and then read on for his most recent adventures.
Bury the Dragon - Climb4Life + HERA
Of all the stickers on her helmet, the one that puzzled me read, “Bury The Dragon.” Waiting for our turn to climb, I tapped her shoulder. A petite dark-haired woman in her early thirties turned to face me and smiled.
“Hi! I’m Samantha.”
“I’m Judy. Hey, what’s “Bury The Dragon?”
“I’ll tell you about it tonight,” she grinned, and reached for the rope to tie in.
“I swear this is the last year we are doing this!” - Tales from 24HHH
“I swear this is the last year we are doing this!” That was our team name in 2014 for the 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell. My partner, Chris Stoehrmann, and I really thought it would be our last year. It was going to be Chris's fifth year competing, and my fourth out of the last five years. I missed out in 2012 because my wife and I were road tripping overseas. It took Chris a little while, but he finally forgave me for missing out that year and took me back as his partner in 2013.
Yoga @ Sportrock - something for everyone!
Sportrock member Keith was not feeling the bliss after his previous experiences with Yoga, but with a little nudging he took a Sportrock Yoga class and now he's hooked! Read his story here and stop by for one of Holly's classes in Alexandria on Wednesdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 10am or checkout one of our other fantastic SR Yoga instructors: http://sportrock.com/programs/yoga