Anthony Meeks

Age: 35, Years climbing: 18, Hometown: Chattanooga,TN, Favorite product: MIURA VS

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

I love to clip them bolts!

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

About 4 years.

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

To push myself harder and bolt 5 star routes.

Do you have a claim to fame?

I grill the best steaks.

Do you have any vices?

I love ice cream and fudge.

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

Staying motivated and finding new areas to climb at.

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

Having fun and being in the outdoors.

What is your favorite movie?

Forrest Gump

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

The Meeker.

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

25 hours. I was driving from Tennessee to Colorado while taking many caffeine pills.

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


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

A buffet at a local Indian restaurant

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

See pictures.

What really scares you about climbing?

Leading a trad route far above my last piece and knowing i might fall on a piece that could rip out.

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

The Meeker Journey to Jah.

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


Have no food or have no gasoline?

No gasoline

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Mine are some of the sexiest around!