Randy Leavitt

Age: 49, Years climbing: 35, Hometown: san diego, ca., Favorite product: MIURA


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

bolts and cams

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

since 1989

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

establish tomorrow's classic climbs and testpieces

Do you have a claim to fame?

bolted Sharma's Jumbo Love (5.15b)

Do you have any vices?

new routes

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


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

the love of it

What is your favorite movie?


Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

not telling

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

32 hours, once for surf and once after bolting at the VRG with the long drive from San Diego and back

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


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?

I would see the matrix

What really scares you about climbing?

climbing without a rope

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?

San Diego, Ca.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

It is hard to find enlightenment on a full stomach!

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

no, I am good there!