Paul Robinson

Age: 23, Years climbing: 12, Hometown: I'm a world traveler with no home, Favorite product: MIURA VS


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

stack pads but only to make sit starts easier.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

2 weeks and counting!

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

to discover new amazing boulders all over the world and establish amazing first ascents wherever they may be. the search is on!

Do you have a claim to fame?

not yet but im working on it.

Do you have any vices?

online poker and reeses peanut butter cups.

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

I learned from my dad the value in making sure to live everyday to the fullest whether it be in climbing or life in general. he taught me to never give up on my dreams and goals no matter what comes before me.

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

the ability to travel the world, meet new people and climb on amazing rock.

What is your favorite movie?

some that i have seen recently that have been true classics would be "i love you, man" and "talladega nights"

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

p-rob. just a combo of paul and robinson. nothing too exciting though. hoping that when i get my claim to fame a nickname will come along with it.

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

when I was a kid I tried to stay up all night and didn't make it. so not that long!

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

utah because i could spell it eutaw and hold the w at the end so it would sound reallll nice.

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

peanut butter and nutella sandwich and some cookies.

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

amazing boulders, rap music, and me trying to practice other languages.

What really scares you about climbing?

injuring myself

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

its a jersey thing

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

milly la foret, france

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gas, i would buy a bike if i had to!

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

i like em all gangly