Kevin Mahoney

Age: 40, Years climbing: 18, Hometown: Madison N.H., Favorite product: MIURA


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

crush ice when it does not crush me.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

I am a new athlete for La Sportiva

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Big mountains by new routes.

Do you have a claim to fame?


Do you have any vices?

ice, mixed climbing, coffee, beer and loud music.

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

the moment a route forms I need to climb it. the moment my daughters wake up I need to get up. two different types of need but all the same.

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

the cold fingers.

What is your favorite movie?

cool hand luke.

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:


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

That's a tuff question to answer since I can nap at a belay pretty easily.

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

it might be NH.

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

left overs

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

pictures of mountains, with words from my two daughters with kids music playing in the back ground.

What really scares you about climbing?

not being able to climb.

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


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

Madison NH

Have no food or have no gasoline?

I can't eat gasoline.

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

my wife does.