John Brosler Sets U.S. Speed Climbing Record


4/7/14 - Competition speed climbs can't possibly get much faster than this. Saturday at the SCS National Championships, John Brosler set a new U.S. speed climbing record by climbing the 10 meter route in 3.95 seconds (video below). The race was decided by hundredths of a second, with the Russian Stanislav Kokorin finishing the route in four seconds flat. In the women's division, Megan Carr took the title with her 6.47 second finish.

Men's Finals1. John Brosler (3.95) 2. Stanislav Kokorin (4.00) 3. Ryan Strickland (4.85) 4. Michael Retoff (4.96) 5. Josh Levin  (5.10)

Women's Finals1. Megan Carr (6.47) 2. Danielle Rogan (6.58) 3. Jacquelyn Wu  (6.65) 4. Grace Mckeehan (6.73) 5. Kyra Condie (6.81)

Full results are at