Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou

Age: 49, Years climbing: 31, Hometown: Boulder, Colorado, Favorite product: FUTURA


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

I like it all but mostly clipping bolds and stacking pads.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

A very long time...more than 20 years!

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Continue to climb hards with family and friends.

Do you have a claim to fame?

4 Time World Cup Champion.

Do you have any vices?


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

Coaching. I love to work with athletes.

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

The mental and physical aspects combined.

What is your favorite movie?

Too many to choose.

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Petite Lapin. Little rabbit because I'm always busy.

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

24 hours. Traveling

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

California. Because Cali isa cute nic name.

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?

hear words.

What really scares you about climbing?

long run-outs.

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

Climbing, Coaching & Family.

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

Boulder, Colorado and Europe in the Summer

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gasoline

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Not really