La Sportiva Wants to Hear Your Triple Crown Experience

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                La Sportiva Wants to Hear Your Triple Crown Experience
                "My Triple Crown" Contest Added to the Bouldering Competition

                09.21.2009 – La Sportiva N.A., makers of technical climbing, mountaineering,
                Mountain Running® and hiking footwear, announced the new “My Triple Crown”                 News Facts
                contest in addition to its annual sponsorship of the upcoming 7th Annual Triple             Climbers wh
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                Crown Bouldering Series. The “My Triple Crown” contest is slated to begin with the
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                Triple Crown’s first event of the three competition series in Boone, NC, Hound Ears.
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                “The Triple Crown Bouldering Series is one of climbing’s cornerstone events,” says
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                La Sportiva Marketing Manager, Laura Fryer. “Climbers from around the country               Participants
                migrate to the Southeast every autumn to experience some of the best bouldering             logbook wit
                anywhere. The Triple Crown is more than just a unique, cumulative 3-part climbing           inspiring tale
                competition series, it represents a strong support base for both the Southeastern           from any on
                Climbers’ and the Carolina Climbers’ Coalitions. As these two organizations have            competitions

                been instrumental in the acquisition of land for the climbing community, it is of           All participa
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                utmost importance for La Sportiva to provide as much as support as we can. We
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                hope our Triple Crown sponsorship and new “My Triple Crown” contest helps
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                promote the Triple Crown Series, the regional climbing advocacy groups, as well as
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                the sport of bouldering.”
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                Climbers who’d like to participate in the La Sportiva “My Triple Crown” contest must        contest, La
                attend the first competition of the series, the Hound Ears in Boone, NC, and pick up        their annual
                a signature La Sportiva climbing log book at registration. Participants will be asked       (with dedica

                to fill out the logbook with creative, funny and inspiring tales of their day climbing,     Hound Ears
                                                                                                            for all regist
                from any one of the three Triple Crown competitions. All participants will receive a
                free La Sportiva T-shirt; the most creative will win 4 pairs of La Sportiva rock shoes.
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                For more details on the La Sportiva “My Triple Crown Contest,” go to:                      My Triple Cr
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                The Triple Crown is a series of bouldering events at three of the premier boulder          Tags
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                fields in the Southeast. The series kicks off in the fall beginning with Hound Ears in
                Boone, NC, moves on to Horse Pens-40 in Steele, AL, and then concludes at the
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                Stone Fort in Chattanooga, TN. The dates for each event are set for October 3 --
                Hound Ears, November 7 -- Horse Pens 40, and December 5 -- the Stone Fort.
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                In addition to the “My Triple Crown” contest, La Sportiva will be hosting their annual     Southeaster
                “southern style” barbeque (with dedicated vegetarian grill) at the Hound Ears              Carolina Cli
                competition, complimentary for all registrants. Registration for the Triple Crown is       Annual Tripl

                still currently open. One can register for the event as a series or for any of the         Series, Boon
                individual comps. For more information, go to:

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About La Sportiva North America
With over 80 years of heritage, La Sportiva has unrivaled experience in building the
world’s finest performance mountain footwear. Creating innovation through 
passion, La Sportiva offers the most versatile technical climbing, mountaineering,
Mountain Running® and hiking shoes on the market. For more information on La
Sportiva visit or check out the new online interactive community,
La Sportiva LIVE, at:

Contacting La Sportiva North America
La Sportiva North America
3850 Frontier Ave. #100
Boulder, CO 80301

Press Contact
John DiCuollo
Office: 970-963-4873
Cell: 970-948-2350

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Office: 970-963-4873
Cell: 970-948-2350

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Office: 970-963-4873
Cell: 970-948-2350

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