Whitney Boland

Age: 27, Years climbing: 8, Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee, Favorite product: SOLUTION


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

clip bolts, bring it!

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

second year

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

I'd like to be a more rounded climber, with not only sport climbing as my strong point. That's why I'm bouldering this season, to get superhuman sport climbing powers.

Do you have a claim to fame?

I got the first ascent of a pitch in the Verdon Gorge. The pitch was in the middle of a route called Ballad de Kiwi.

Do you have any vices?

chocolate and french fries

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

Making impossible goals, and pulling them off.

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

Boiling things down to just the movement, and trying really hard.

What is your favorite movie?

Crash was good....

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

kenny bolano

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

Probably about 30 hours...traveling overseas.

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

uhhhhh, how about Tennessee cause i live there! and there's a playwright with that name, so I know it's legit.

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

soup and crackers

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

see pictures of course, maybe with a soundtrack

What really scares you about climbing?

hitting the ground

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

Instruments of Death

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

right at this moment, catalunya

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gas for sure

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Sexy feet?!? Never heard of such a thing.