Duncan Brown is the head coach at Athlete By Choice, the training writer for Vertical Life Magazine, and has been coaching climbing for over a decade, as well as having a background in coaching swimming and gymnastics.

He has spent many years climbing all over the world and for a long time was based in Yangshuo in Southern China. As a professional climber sponsored by Goal Zero, Kailas, Evolv and Climbing Anchors he has had the opportunity to explore many new areas around the world and has established around 1000 new routes from boulders to trad climbs to sport climbs to multi pitch climbs.

Duncan is currently based in Sydney and is focused on bringing his infectious enthusiasm, extensive experience and interactive coaching style to climbers of all levels to help them achieve their goals and reach new heights.


China: Climbing Behind The Wall

 2.15pm Sunday 19 october, Scarpa Room

When most of us think of climbing in China our minds eye drifts to images of endless mist shrouded, jungle crowned towers of immaculate limestone standing watch over lazily flowing rivers and ancient towns. But theres much more to China than clipping bolts and eating noodles.

Join Duncan Brown as he takes you on a walk through the climbing landscape of The Middle Kingdom: from the quintessential limestone we all know of, to the red sandstone splitter cracks of western Yunnan, and from the remote alpine regions of Tibet, Sichuan and Xinjiang, to the coastal granite boulders of Qingdao and everything in between.

Duncan is also running a home training workshop on Friday 17 October at 9.15am.



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