Daniel Woods

Age: 20, Years climbing: 15, Hometown: Longmont, CO, Favorite product: SOLUTION


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

everything, main focus is clipping bolts and stacking pads

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

for the last 7 years

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

stop repeating established lines, and focus more on putting up my own lines. I want to break into a new grade for bouldering and push the limits on a rope.

Do you have a claim to fame?

establishing Jade, V15 in RMNP and winning my first ABS nationals at 14.

Do you have any vices?

my girlfriend, i try harder

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

the motivation that climbing brings to me, everyday is a new challenge

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

its definitely not money, not much to go around in the climbing rhelm. Always improving through having much failure, but in the end getting success.

What is your favorite movie?

I watch a lot of movies, all genres. Mainly horror and comedies.

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Dubs. Dansel. Woods.

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

2 days, I can sleep anywhere

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

CO, best climbing and snowboarding around

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Ham and cheese sandwich with ranch and honey mustard.

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

music, probably dre or the game

What really scares you about climbing?

injuries, or having all of my fingers chopped off

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

The machinist!! but if I am in Boulder it's the O.C.

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

Anartica, the coldest conditions..or maybe Africa

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No food because without gas you can't go climbing, but you can always pick berries and hunt your own food.

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

i like my heel tumor