Obe Joins Metro Rock


Obe Carrion.  Photo: Mad Rock
Obe Carrion. Photo: Mad Rock
Massachusetts-based climbing gym operator, MetroRock announced on Nov 2nd that Obe Carrion would be joining its management team affective November 20th 2015. Carrion is a well known climber and coach who gained notoriety in the late 90’s and early 2000’s bouldering scene. He discovered climbing in Allentown, PA in the early 90’s and was quickly hooked. Within a few years he had established himself as a nationally ranked climber culminating with his 2002 ABS National Championship.

His life in front of the spot light transitioned to a life of coaching and mentoring a wide range of kids and adults. Carrion has been a Team Coach for The Rock Club in New Rochelle, NY and Team ABC in Boulder, CO and a personal coach to many including young superstar, Ashima Shirashi.

From Press Release:

In 2010, he began a collaboration with Mad Rock Climbing that ultimately took him to California. But after several years away from the East coast he wants to be back nearer to his family and closer to his routes. With facilities in Boston, MA, Newburyport MA, Essex, VT, and Brooklyn, NY MetroRock is looking for Obe to assist in the design and structure of its coaching programs. Please help us in welcoming Obe to MetroRock.