Sports

Nanaimo climber reaches very top

Elan Jonas-McRae salutes the crowd after topping his finals route on Sunday to win the junior and open male divisions of the Sport Climbing Association of B.C. championships at Boulders climbing gym in Saanich. - CHRISTIAN J. STEWART/Boulders Media
Elan Jonas-McRae salutes the crowd after topping his finals route on Sunday to win the junior and open male divisions of the Sport Climbing Association of B.C. championships at Boulders climbing gym in Saanich.
— image credit: CHRISTIAN J. STEWART/Boulders Media

Nanaimo’s Elan Jonas-McRae climbed higher than the competition to win provincials this past weekend.

Jonas-McRae won both the junior male and open male divisions at the Sport Climbing Association of B.C.’s Speed and Difficulty Championships at the Boulders climbing gym in Saanich. He topped both his qualifying climbs Saturday and was the only climber to top the route in Sunday’s final.

More than 100 athletes participated in provincials.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

BMXers are grand champions
 
Music lovers open doors
 
Third attempt to reach sunken vessel aborted; Another attempt planned
Hockey marathon comes through for sick kids
 
Sooke STARRs shine brightly
 
STARR runners shine in spite of fog
Dunn wins middle school wrestling meet
 
Bulldogs add new faces
 
Mourning Parksville boxing mentor

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.