Climbing satisﬁes a basic human instinct to strive as an individual and as part of a community. The practice of climbing builds problem solving skills, ﬂexibility, strength, balance, coordination, power, endurance, and conﬁdence for participants at all levels and has the power to transform one’s outlook about what is possible. With the assistance of donors, USA Climbing seeks to bring this transformative power to as many participants as possible through efforts such as:
Your donations can help USA Climbing seek innovative ways to host competitions, expand educational outreach and grow the sport while prioritizing health and safety.
As a new Olympic sport, Climbing can inspire its participants and the public through excellence at the elite level. The Foundation seeks to assist USA Climbing in empowering high performance athletes in our Elite, Paraclimbing, Youth, and Collegiate Series through efforts such as:
USA Climbing relies on the generosity of the climbing community and the American public to help our athletes remain competitive with the rest of the world. Signiﬁcant ﬁnancial resources are required each year to prepare our elite climbers for World Cups, World Championships, and Olympic Games. Costs such as for equipment, travel, and medical support can be overwhelming for athletes and their families trying to balance training and competing with the demands of school or work.
Nathaniel Coleman – August 3, 2021, immediately following his Olympic qualification round