Sam Schunk, a trimmer from Davey’s Elmsford, New York, office, and Libby Bower, a trimmer from Davey’s Lake Bluff, Illinois, office talk about their experiences climbing for competitions and their careers.
In this episode we cover:
- What is competitive climbing? (0:35)
- How Sam got into competitive climbing. (2:15)
- Sam’s experience with nerves while competing and what competitions are like. (2:50)
- Sam’s best competition and what he learns from other competitors. (3:46)
- Training for competitions and climbing for Davey. (5:55)
- Sam's career with Davey (7:30)
- The view from the trees. (8:25)
- Safety while climbing. (8:55)
- What Sam gets from competitions. (9:50)
- Libby's Davey career. (11:30)
- Libby’s experience climbing trees growing up. (12:20)
- The physical aspect and training process of tree climbing. (12:50)
- Libby’s climbing competition experience and nerves while competing. (14:45)
- Libby’s favorite part of competing. (16:46)
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