Back to News USA Climbing announced today a multi-year partnership with Grasshopper Industries, making the brand the Official Adjustable Training Board of USA Climbing. “We are excited to formalize our partnership with Grasshopper,” said Marc Norman, CEO of USA Climbing. “Grasshopper has long been an important training tool that our elite athletes rely on and we are excited to celebrate that publicly.” Grasshopper walls are available to elite athletes in the USA Climbing National Training Center in Salt Lake City with one wall specificity built into a heat and humidity chamber to help the U.S. Olympic Climbing Team prepare for the extreme conditions they will face in Tokyo. Grasshopper will be onsite at future USA Climbing National Championships and North American Cup Series events. And, importantly, Grasshopper will provide an LED training board for the U.S. Olympic Climbing Team to train on in Japan as they make final preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. “We are thrilled to partner with USA Climbing as their athletes prepare for climbing’s inaugural Olympic Games,” said Boone Speed, Founder and Head of Innovations of Grasshopper Industries. “We pride ourselves on making the most innovative and effective training tools for climbers of all abilities. We look forward to collaborating with USA Climbing to grow the sport.” Beyond the commitment to the elite, Grasshopper shares USA Climbing’s mission to support the well-being, development, and competitive excellence of athletes, and advance the accessibility and growth of the climbing community nationwide. As part of the partnership, the brand will provide USA Climbing affiliated gyms with special offers and unique content throughout the partnership.