Sharma, Payne Win ABS National


Chris Sharma and Angela Payne won the Petzl Roc Comp national bouldering championships at Earth Treks gym in Maryland. This was the third and final national competition of the American Bouldering Series 2003-04 season. For Payne, it was a clean sweep: The 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, also won the nationals in Boulder and Sacramento, California, including two victories over World Cup winner Lisa Rands. Rob D’Anastasio, 20, took the season title for the men. Petzl Roc Comp April 3 Men 1. Chris Sharma 2. Steven Jeffery 3. Rob D’Anastasio 4. Matt Bosley 5. GP Salvo 6. Matt Segal 7. Vadim Vinokur 8. Jeremy Rhee 9. Adam Markert 10. Paul Robinson Women 1. Angela Payne 2. Lisa Rands 3. Natasha Barnes 4. Mykael Ann McGinley 5. Vicky Arthur 6. Lisa Dumper 7. Ioana Giurgio 8. Charlotte Jouett 9. Lizzy Asher 10. Pam Winberg