Owen Graham officially began competition climbing in the Dallas, Texas, area at age nine in a local climbing gym. He and his family knew nothing about the sport, but it instantly felt like home to Owen. He was really a climber at age one, constantly climbing out of his crib as a young boy to run into his parents' bedroom. One night, his dad actually reversed the door locks so they could get some sleep. Owen climbed everything at a young age; counter tops, furniture, and obviously trees in the back yard.
For the past nine years, Owen has competed in various climbing competitions around the world. He enjoys all types of climbing, but sport climbing fits is 6' 1" frame the best. He really enjoys working with younger climbers on his team and has a great way of communicating with them. Owen will graduate from high school soon and will finally move to his dream location of Colorado in the fall of 2011 where he can climb outside more frequently. Owen will attend Colorado State in the Fall (Go Ram’s!) and plans to continue competition climbing while in college. For more on Owen, visit prAna.com