Committee 2017-2018

From left to right:

Top row:

Domas (Trip Secretary)

Danielle Hearn (Treasurer)

Emily Angel (Social Secretary)

Max Bailey (Media Secretary)

Robbert Moffatt (Competition Secretary)

Bottom row:

Ben Seeley (Training and Development Coach)

Alexandru Olteanu (Bouldering Captain)

Henry McCloghry (Captain)

Georgina Barr (Secretary)

Isabelle Ward (PR Secretary)

Ferghal Swanwick (Gear Secretary)

Domas: Trip Secretary

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Favourite climbing memory:
My first ever climb in Tenerife, cause it got me hooked on climbing.

Random fact about myself:
I love secret handshakes.

Advice for beginners:
Don’t try to rush each climb, just lay back and have as much fun as you can.

Danielle Hearn: Treasurer

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Best climbing memory:
My first ever outdoor trip to Portland! The weather was amazing and the landscape also, and I think that’s when I really fell in love with climbing!

Random fact about yourself:
I play the ukulele and the saxophone.

Advice for beginners:
Climb as much and as often as possible! Be friendly, jump on whatever looks cool and mostly just have fun!!!

Emily Angel: Social Secretary

Favourite climbing memory:
First top rope outdoors just coz it’s seriously cool.

Random fact about myself :
My favourite vegetables an aubergine.

Advice for beginners:
Flying is just falling with style.

Max Bailey: Media Secretary

Favourite climbing memory:
Seconding my first multi-pitch climb on the Cornwall trip. Was frightening, satisfying, incredible fun, and had a fantastic climbing partner.

Random fact about myself :
Not a fan of heights.

Advice for beginners:
Don’t worry bout how high or hard you’re able to climb. It’s all about how high you bounce when you hit the ground. So push your limits and surprise yourself. Most importantly have fun.

Robbert Moffatt: Competition Secretary

Favourite climbing memory:
My first lead climb, and first lead fall, because I had no idea what I was doing.

Random fact about myself :
I eat onions like you eat apples.

Advice for beginners:
Climb lots and talk to people.

Ben Seeley: Training and Development Coach

Favourite Climbing Memory:
Singing Disney songs and ABBA whilst learning to climb at the beautiful Dewerstone.

Random Fact About Yourself:
Due to a stupid bet with a friend I am not allowed to say the word ‘vegan’.

Advice for Beginners:
Have a go at anything you like the look of, don’t be put off if the grade tells you it’s too tough.

Laurence Mitchell (Training and Development Coach)

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Favourite Climbing Memory:
80’s climbers day on the Cornwall trip.

Random Fact About Yourself:
I used to teach swimming.

Advice for Beginners:
Don’t compare your climbing ability to anyone else’s, just enjoy the sport at your own pace.

 

Alexandru Olteanu: Bouldering Captain

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Favourite climbing memory:
My first climb on a top rope.

Random fact:
I used to play the cittern.

Advice:
Use your feet to go up

Henry McCloghry: Captain

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Favourite climbing memory:
Trad climbing in Cornwall

Random fact about myself:
I have a little phobia of cows

Advice for beginners:
Don’t worry about climbing hard just climb to have fun!

Georgina Barr: Secretary
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Isabelle Ward: PR Secretary

Best climbing memory:
The ponies in Dartmoor – they’re adorable!

Random fact:
I have a nacho league with all the places I’ve eaten nachos in Exeter.

Advice for beginners:
Climb lots and have fun!

Ferghal Swanwick (Gear Secretary)

Best climbing memory:
Being in a pub in the peaks when it was pissing down and deciding to bail to font by booking the ferry and then going the next day.

Random fact:
I always have stupid hair.

Advice for beginners:
You don’t need a rope for climbing, just if you are intending on falling.

Click here to see the 2016-2017 climbing committee.