Pat Goodman

Age: 36, Years climbing: 24, Hometown: Fayetteville, WV, Favorite product: MIURA VS


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

Jack of all...master of none...yet!

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

since 2013

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Biggest goal I have is to keep my body healthy enough to enjoy climbing as an old man. Establish good, quality routes, preferably ones without bolts.

Do you have a claim to fame?


Do you have any vices?


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

The journey between conceptualization and accomplishment. Finding new routes and boulders.

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

Adventure. Sharing stories with others in a way that inspires them to be good people and live their dreams.

What is your favorite movie?

Don't have one.

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Fat Badman.

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

34 something hours. Solo drive from Cali to North Carolina.

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

New Mexico

What did you have for lunch yesterday?


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


What really scares you about climbing?

Falling out of control, losing friends...

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

Mr. McGillicuddy

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

Someplace I can walk to the crag from my house. Fayettville is pretty close to perfect from that perspective...but I like big mountains and no crowds too. So chances are when I find it, I'm not telling!

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No gasoline.

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

No, but there are times when I wish I had an extra arm and hand.