Sterling is hosting an awesome Member Appreciation competition on February 18th - crate stacking! The concept is simple: using plastic crates, competitors vie to make the highest stack possible. Oh, and we should probably mention that you'll be on belay and standing atop the stack the entire time, somehow adding new layers without falling off. The event starts at 7pm and promises to be a wacky night with some ingenious engineering and plenty of crumbling crate construction.
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Member Spotlight - Jonathan Lessin
An adventurer at heart, Jonathan Lessin was the cardiac anesthesiology residency director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, as well as an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, D.C. Jonathan was diagnosed with Parkinson's at age thirty-eight and received his Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) at age forty-three. He became a cyclist and avid sportsman just to prove he could, despite his diagnosis. In 2012, several years after his diagnosis, he voluntarily stepped into retirement to pursue life fulfillment. Jonathan now finds happiness encouraging his fellow "Parkies" to attempt things they thought they could never do.
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Who is JDH?
What do you, Alex Puccio and Daniel Woods all have in common? Each of you have climbed some amazing routes set by Sportrock's Director of Routesetting Jeremy Hardin. For another year, Jeremy's talent has been nationally recognized as he was again selected to serve as the Chief Route Setter at the American Bouldering Series National Championships. Our congratulations go to Jeremy and we look forward to having you back at SR setting those world class routes for us to climb like the pros!
Member Spotlight - Rachel
This year in school, new Sportrock member Rachel was asked to write a report on something she was passionate about and she chose rock climbing! Read her story of courage, pride and self-discovery. You are an athlete in our book Rachel!