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Neely Quinn of TrainingBeta.com tracked down Alex Puccio, one of the strongest female American boulderers, for an in-depth interview. In this podcast, Puccio talks training, bodyweight and crowdfunding:
About Alex Puccio
Alex Puccio is the strongest female American boulderer and the most accomplished female American bouldering competitor. She’s won ABS Nationals nine times and has medaled 13 times in Bouldering World Cup events since 2009. Her goal this year is to be the overall IFSC World Cup Bouldering champ and to climb V15.
She was the 4th woman to climb V14 (Jade and then Wheel of Chaos in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado), she’s climbed seven V13’s, and she’s done all of this in the past year. Naturally, I wanted to know how she went from climbing V12 to crushing V14 in such a short amount of time, so we talked all about how her training, diet, and mental game have changed recently.
- Alex Puccio’s RallyMe crowdfunding campaign: Support Her
- Alex’s Facebook page
- She often posts training videos on Instagram @alex_puccio89
- New short film of her taking a break from comp climbing and doing V13’s outside, “Switching Gears”
- FrictionLabs chalk: Go to www.frictionlabs.com/trainingbeta for a special discount to try it out for yourself, or click here for the Rock and Ice review
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