June 18, 2022

A - Utah Tree Climb Preliminary Event Winners

We have almost completed the 29th Annual Utah Tree Climbing Championship this weekend, June 16-18, 2022 at Riverton Park in Riverton, UT.  Due to high winds and for the safety of our climbers, we will hold the Master Challenge Climb later this week (TBD).  As soon as I know when and where, I will send out another email to let everyone know.

Those who will be climbing in the Master Challenge Climb are in order of placement:

Women’s

1st  - Christina Lux

Men's

1st - Jake Bleazard

2nd - Kevan Tolman

3rd - William Barnett

4th - Mark Malmstrom

Congratulations to everyone who climbed and congratulations to the winners in the preliminary events which are listed below. 

Women’s Preliminary Winners:

Aerial Rescue

     1st – Christina Lux

     2nd – Kylie Kershaw

Belayed Speed Climb

     1st - Christina Lux

Ascent Event

     1st - Christina Lux

Throwline

     1st - Christina Lux

Work Climb

     1st – Christina Lux

     2nd – Kylie Kershaw

Men’s Preliminary Winners:

Aerial Rescue

     1st - Mark Malmstrom

     2nd - William Barnett

     3rd - Jake Bleazard

Belayed Speed Climb

     1st - Matt Reeves

     2nd - Troy Kessinger

     3rd - Kevan Tolman

Ascent Event

     1st - Troy Kessinger

     2nd - Kevan Tolman

     3rd - Jake Bleazard

Throwline

     1st -  Mark Ahlijanian

     2nd - Jake Nielsen

     3rd - Tom Pugmire

Work Climb

     1st - Jake Bleazard

     2nd - Kevan Tolman

     3rd - Mike Tingey

Thank you to all the climbers,  judges, volunteers, and sponsors for a great climbing championship event!

Keep on climbing!