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CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week... JOB SEEKER TIP: Telling Your Story and Showing Your Strengths By Patty Ceglio, Coolworks.com "When a company looks at you as an applicant, they... want to know who you are, what you stand for, how you are perceived, what they can expect...
It was recently announced that Approach, a Kansas City-based gym management technology company, had raised a total of $1.8 million (bolstered by $1.5 million in seeding funds from Austin, Texas-based investment company Crux Collective). The Approach software is promoted as “a complete gym management solution for climbing gyms, fitness centers, and yoga studios,” meaning that it can be utilized...
VITAL and Steep Rock Bouldering (SRB) recently announced that the two gym brands are “joining forces” in New York City. According to David Sacher, VITAL’s co-founder, the acquisition will “ Steep Rock Bouldering into the VITAL family.” The first Steep Rock Bouldering gym―SRB East―opened in Manhattan in 2014. There were fewer climbing gyms in New York City at the time,...
In the four years prior to Sander Culliton being named EP USA’s CEO, the company had four different CEOs. Now Culliton has served as CEO for more than four years himself. EP USA is an owned subsidiary of a large French corporation, and the company is determined to keep manufacturing in the United States—not an easy or inexpensive goal....
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CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week... JOB SEEKER TIP: Five Skills You MUST Convey In A Job Interview By Nathan Newberger, OutdoorIndustryJobs.com "Nobody wants a mindless drone for an employee. If they did, they would buy a robot. Employers want people that can think on their feet and...
GYM: The Boulder Field LOCATION: Sacramento, California OPEN YEAR: 2018 SQFT OF CLIMBING: 10,000 WHY WE’D VISIT: Classic Boulder Problems, Temple Coffee, Competition Scene WHO WE SPOKE TO: Carlo Traversi, Owner and Founder Excellence (down to every cup of coffee) Located in Sacramento, California, The Boulder Field is a community-oriented bouldering gym founded in 2018 by professional climber Carlo Traversi. Traversi’s expertise provides the climber with...
The Grip Report: September 2021
It's time to connect with some of the smoothest grips in climbing. And in this edition of the CBJ Grip Report, the trend is indeed smooth. From geometric volumes to wavy, bulbous macros, sharp edges have given way to finger-friendly shapes. Enjoy!     EMBER New from Ember Holds & Solo Stile Climbing Lab: Ember Flux LAPIS New from Lapis: Goody 02 - Goody 05 -...
On the heels of TRUBLUE unveiling its innovative catch-and-hold auto belay last month, a company in Italy, ProGrade, has released a new auto belay that can be utilized for lead climbing—essentially allowing appropriate slack for clipping into quickdraws during an ascent. The new ProGrade “lead-ready auto belay” is not the first device in history to combine lead capabilities to the...
Many climbers share the same long-term dream: to spread the joy of climbing by opening a climbing gym of their own. As the sport blossoms in popularity, so does the potential for climbing gyms to be productive and impactful business models. It’s easy to see the benefits of venturing into the entrepreneurial world, but it’s not always an easy road....
climbing and forerunning at Terra Firma in Grand Rapids MI
CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week... Job Seeker Tip: Taking a Step Back: How to Apply for a Job When You’re Overqualified By The Undercover Recruiter "In a perfect world, a career path would have no bumps. Employees would move smoothly from one job to another, each with...