Sterling Athletes Team
Name: Canyon Cain
How did you get started climbing? A friend of ours took us out climbing
How old were you when you started? 8
Who or what inspired you to start climbing? We live in moab, and climbing is a really fun challenging sport.
Who served as your inspiration in life? Many different people like my dad, Keith Reynolds, Matt Pesce, Jay Smith, Kitty Calhoun, and many others
What was your first outdoor climb? LactoMangulation on potash road, 5.10b
What do you do when you’re not climbing? Slackline, ride mountain bikes, go to school, hang out with friends, and explore the desert
Any training advice or suggestions? Try to learn as much as you can from anyone willing to teach, climb a lot.
What do you feel is your best accomplishment, outside of climbing? I ran a half marathon at the age of 11
What do you feel is your best accomplishment within climbing? Climbing 5.12 trad at the age of 12
Favorite quote? climb like a girl!
If you could have 1 superpower what would it be? Super Strength (because levitation would make climbing a little too easy)
If you could have 3 wishes, what would they be? 1. to be able to climb every day. 2. to be the best all around climber in the world. 3. to get more kids involved in climbing.
What was your favorite childhood cartoon? IM STILL A CHILD, but I enjoy South Park, the Simpsons, and Family Guy