The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Climber Aims High In Salt Lake City – Brevard NC

 

February 6, 2017

Dawson Jacobs practices his craft at Brevard Rock Gym. (Times photo by Park Baker)

Brevard local Dawson Jacobs has made it into the USA Climbing National Bouldering Youth Championship for the second year in a row. The 16-year-old, his family and Brevard Rock Gym owner Cameron Austin head to Salt Lake City today for the event, held at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Jacobs has been training hard, and while competing at the national level in any sport is impressive, his performance at the Divisional youth bouldering competition recently raised a few eyebrows when he was the only climber to finish the route cleanly, in any age category. Being a really good technical sla...



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