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The CWA serves as the expert resource for the national media on the manufactured climbing wall industry.

Media Contact:

Bill Zimmermann,
Chief Executive Officer
Climbing Wall Association, Inc.
1460 Lee Hill Rd., Unit 7
Boulder, CO 80304-0870
Phone: 720-838-8284
Email: bill@climbingwallindustry.org


Industry News
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USA Climbing Announces New CEO »
USA Climbing is pleased to announce that Marc Norman will serve as the organization's new CEO, effective July 24, 2018...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Momentum SODO to Open September 2018 »
Momentum™ Indoor Climbing opens its sixth location and first gym in Seattle Momentum SODO Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. The 19...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Closing the Gender Gap: What Climbing Can Learn from the Tech Industry »
**Note: This article was written by Eva Kalea, Creative Director, The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness and was originally posted...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alex Puccio Takes Home Gold at IFSC Climbing World Cup »
Petzl team member Alex Puccio successfully completed all four finals problems at the International Federation of Sport Cl...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eldorado Climbing Walls kicks off fundraising campaign for adaptive climbing nonprofit »
“Everyone should climb” is more than a corporate slogan for new owner Kevin Volz.   Kevin Volz, the new owner...
Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
INDOOR CLIMBING GYM LEADERS ADVOCATE FOR INDUSTRY IN VISIT FROM TRUMP CABINET »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact:&nbs...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beta Climbing + Fitness to Open in Summer 2018 in Stamford, CT »
Beta Climbing + Fitness has announced the launch of its climbing facility in Stamford, CT. Located at 45 Harbor Drive in t...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ProjectRock Replicates Outdoor Climbing With Eldo Walls »
The largest climbing gym in Florida, ProjectRock in Oakland Park, opened on December 29, 2017, with climbing walls desig...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Movement Climbing + Fitness Location and Collaboration »
Today, Mike and Anne-Worley Moelter, founders of Movement Climbing + Fitness, and Hank Grant and Justin Riley, owners of t...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Earth Treks and Planet Granite Merge »
Two of the largest climbing gym organizations in the US today announced a merger, with a focus on gym innovation, enhanced...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hawaii's Newest Climbing Gym »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE WHO: The Arch Project Climbing Center (TAPCC), owned by partners Nancy Nguyen and Nate L...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
You want Sean McColl on that wall »
You want Sean McColl on that wall
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top climber visits Bend »
Top climber visits Bend
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special-needs kids experience rock climbing through Adaptive Sports »
Special-needs kids experience rock climbing through Adaptive Sports
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DI’NAMIK 2017 @ THE FRONT CLIMBING CLUB »
DI’NAMIK 2017 @ THE FRONT CLIMBING CLUB
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet The Maker: Organic Climbing, Made In The USA »
Meet The Maker: Organic Climbing, Made In The USA
Thursday, December 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Director of Engineering Joins Head Rush Team »
https://headrushtech.com/blogs/new-director-engineering-rich-reynolds.html
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAND OPENING & RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY »
For Immediate Release October 11, 2016 Contact: 980-444-2650 www.cliffhangersclimbing.com 326 Oates Road, Moor...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Perfect Descent certified by IFSC as exclusive auto belay for Speed Climbing World Record events »
For Immediate Release Perfect Descent Auto Belay 3809 Norwood Drive Unit 4 Contact: Alicia Green Littleton, C...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sterling Debuts Advanced, Lightweight Canyoneering Equipment: CanyonLux™ Rope and Blitz™ Bag »
For Immediate Release August 16th, 2016 Sterling Debuts Advanced, Lightweight Canyoneering Equipment: CanyonLux™ Rope...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APPROACH CLIMBING GYM TO CELEBRATE 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY »
APPROACH CLIMBING GYM TO CELEBRATE 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY    The special all ages event features Professional...
Thursday, June 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
EDELRID announces the addition of Tommy Caldwell to Athlete Team »
EDELRID continues to forge their presence in the US with the addition of America’s most well-known and all around...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, February 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Walltopia Enters New Partnership With Momentum »
Walltopia_Momentum_Press_rel.pdf

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