Nate Draughn

Age: 24, Years climbing: 11, Hometown: Chattanooga, TN, Favorite product: TESTAROSSA


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

Sport climb and Bouldering. Mostly bouldering though!

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

2nd year.

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Be able to do this for a long time. Do some classic rock climbs and get stronger! Bring something back to the NC climbing community in some way.

Do you have a claim to fame?

Penis tattoo.

Do you have any vices?

Redbull, porn.

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

I do not tick in the real world. Climbing is the only thing that makes me feel like I'm doing something with my life.

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

It helps me cope with living.

What is your favorite movie?

Blow with Johnny Depp

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

The kid with the penis tattoo on his leg.

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

about 3 days. I like staying awake.

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


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Mojo burrito!

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

hear words! I talk to myself a lot.

What really scares you about climbing?

Not being able to do it.

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

Booze n Nate

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

Font maybe??

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No gas. gotta have food!

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

I wish I had more feet.