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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Climbing toward diversity: local gym raising money to make rock climbing more accessible

Credit: WKBW Buffalo
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Climbing toward diversity: local gym raising money to make rock climbing more accessible
Climbing toward diversity: local gym raising money to make rock climbing more accessible

Rock climbing is set to make its Olympic debut this summer.

With that exposure, climbing gyms are expecting to see more new faces coming through their doors.

TO MAKE ONE SPORT-- THAT'SGROWING IN POPULARITY-- MOREACCESSIBLE -- TO PEOPLE WHOMAY NOT TYPICALLY TRY IT!WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ROCKCLIMBING.IT'S ACTUALLY POPULAR ENOUGH-- THAT IT'S ABOUT TO MAKE ITSDEBUT IN THE OLYMPICS -- ALITTLE OVER TWO WEEKS FROMNOW.

WITH THAT EXPOSURE --CLIMBING GYMS ARE EXPECTING TOSEE MORE NEW FACES -- COMINGTHROUGH THEIR DOORS.SO THIS MORNING -- TAYLOR EPPSIS LIVE AT CENTRAL ROCK GYM --FINDING OUT HOW A SPECIALEVENT THIS FRIDAY -- IS HOPINGTO INSPIRE MORE DIVERSITY INTHE LOCAL CLIMBING SCENE!LET'S GET YOU OUT TH