Sterling Athletes Team
Name: Kevin Mahoney
How did you get started climbing? I started climbing on a crumbling crag in Madison NH with my cousin. Then I took a course at UNH.
How old were you when you started? 19
Who or what inspired you to start climbing? Photos of "crazy climbers"
Who served as your inspiration in life? Jack Tackle in climbing, my wife in parenting and my children in living in the moment!
What was your first outdoor climb? When I was ten on a moss covered cliff near my house in Madison NH with a clothes line.
What do you do when you're not climbing? Enjoy my family and day dream about climbing.
Any training advice or suggestions? Keep it hard but save some energy for the real thing.
What do you feel is your best accomplishment, outside of climbing? Marriage and fatherhood.
What do you feel is your best accomplishment within climbing? Actually having fun while climbing when it is -20f.
Favorite quote? Fear can motivate or obliterate! unknown
If you could have 1 superpower what would it be? To be able to breath under water.
If you could have 3 wishes, what would they be? (no wishing for more wishes) To know that my girls will always be safe, have winter last six months, to be able to do FA's every winter.
What was your favorite childhood cartoon? The Road Runner.
Shameless self-promotion -
newhampshireiceclimbing.com (check out the blog),