Our 1-1 Rockstar Mentorship Program would not be possible without the following heros who have undertaken significant effort and time to be a role model and mentor our youth to reach their best possible potential in both climbing and any possible personal development processes through climbing.

We are always recruiting more Mentors (aka. Rockstars) Click here for more info.

 

Rockstars

Arianna Sanelli
Artem Babaian
Danny Martin
David Albert-Lebrun
Drew Copeland
Ivan Luo
Joe Wong
Jonas Fung

Arianna Sanelli

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I started climbing in Italy when I was 15 and it’s been my life ever since. I’ve climbed in different parts of the world and have met the most amazing people through climbing. I want to pass on the guidance and technique that people have shown me.

 

Artem Babaian

Working the moves on Heresy in Smith Rocks, OR Racked-up for some German sandstone climbing

Artem lives for two things; science and climbing. When he’s not messing around with genes he’s messing up his jeans climbing. While he has been focusing on traditional climbing he’s no stranger to boulders or sport crags and regulars Vancouver climbing gyms. His love for climbing is contagious and he’s excited to share his love and experience for the vertical world with anyone interested in learning.

Danny Martin

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Danny sent No Troublems V10, Squamish

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Danny loves to climb, whether its outside in Squamish, or hosting climbing nights in the gyms. He currently volunteers for Climb & Conquer’s 1 on 1 Mentorship program which pairs a youth climber to a mentor in order to get coaching on his/her climbing through positive feedback and training. He’s been focused on Bouldering for the past year and a half which has resulted in a bouldering grade of V10 in Squamish.

Drew Copeland

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“I’ve been lucky enough to climb throughout parts of Canada, The US and Central America. Climbing has brought some really great things into my life: from traveling to friendship and adventure. I really enjoy sharing these experiences with other people.”


Ivan Luo

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Ivan competing in the Provincials

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Ivan (15 years old) likes climbing and helping other people. His passion is in both indoor climbing competitions and outdoor rock climbing. He currently is competing in Open and training for National and Worlds. He climbs regularly at Climb Base5.

Ivan says:”I want to be a mentor because I want to teach all the new climbers to become a good climber and help them getting more interest into climbing!”


Joe Wong

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Joe on Zombie Roof, Squamish

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Joe likes climbing rock, snow, ice and alpine. He’s also an avid volunteer in the community. He loves dim sum, bubble tea, butter chicken, prime rib and many other food. He’s also the current Smoothie King in Vancouver after competing and dominating at the Green’s smoothie competition a few years ago.

Jonas Fung

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Jonas loves climbing, hiking, and all sort of outdoor adventures. He has been dedicated to climbing for the last three years. His positive attitude and easy-going personality makes him a great partner to climb with. Climbing has fostered his personal growth and he wants to inspire climbers who are just starting out! Sport climbing is his thing but you’ll also find him climbing big walls and boulders.