“Andrew Kratz taught himself to rock climb from a book—not an approach he recommends to anyone else—and he loved it immediately. For the past 11 years, he’s helped instill that joy of climbing in others, at Triangle Rock Club, the chain of climbing gyms he co-founded. When TRC opened its first location a decade ago, it was among the early gyms to add amenities and social activities to appeal to a customer base beyond outdoor climbers. With four locations and a fifth under construction, TRC’s revenue has grown an average of 36 percent annually for the past nine years.
Read more about the founding and the growth of Triangle Rock Club from this excellent article by Middle Market Growth