The TrainingBeta Podcast: A Climbing Training Podcast

Hosted by Neely Quinn, The TrainingBeta Podcast is a weekly conversation with rock climbing's best and brightest. Pro rock climbers, climbing trainers, and other insightful members of the climbing community offer their experiences with training for climbing, the best diet for climbing, and their personal stories with climbing. Whether you're a beginner climber or a seasoned pro, you'll learn something new from these conversations.


TBP001 - A Talk with Carlo Traversi

In this episode of The TrainingBeta Podcast, I chat with pro climber Carlo Traversi about his successes, failures, training, the pressures of being a sponsored climber, and confidence. We also talk about...

  • The interesting circumstances that really got him started climbing
  • What goes through his head at comps
  • Does the pressure of being a sponsored climber get to him?
  • How he deals with fear in climbing
  • The fine line between confidence and arrogance, and how that plays into his climbing
  • Whether or not he’s ever had a coach
  • His advice for how to get better at climbing without a coach
  • How he trains to compensate for being a shorter climber
  • A typical week of climbing for him
  • His answer to hangovers
  • His favorite drink :)


 2014-02-23  46m