Hayden Kennedy

Age: 20, Years climbing: 7, Hometown: My van, Favorite product: MIURA


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

I do it all and its all fun.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

Just got on board

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Free climb the Nameless Tower, The South Face of Nuptse in alpine style, The North Ridge of Latok 1 alpine style and to be as well rounded as a climber I can.

Do you have a claim to fame?

I got 2nd place in hot dog eating competition

Do you have any vices?

Avery IPA and hip hop

What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

I get to travel and see amazing places that I wouldn't otherwise see.

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

When you are on a climb its as focused and as present as you can be. I love that climbing can bring you into that state of mind.

What is your favorite movie?

The Big Lebowski

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:


What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

When I climbed The Supercanaleta on Fitz Roy we didn't slept for about 27 hours.

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

A Big Mac with cheese

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

Start up old school Wutang playing

What really scares you about climbing?

Avalanches and losing friends

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Pitches and Bitches

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

My van

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gas

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

not really