Chris Sharma Opens Sender One
After years of design and months of construction, the new Sender One Climbing Gym in Santa Ana, CA was ready for it’s grand opening. The world’s most iconic rock climber, Chris Sharma lent his talents towards the design and Walltopia built the walls. So, with the smell of fresh paint, Sender One hosted it’s grand opening last Friday and Saturday to a very enthusiastic crowd of folks in the ‘OC’. An estimated 2,500 people visited over the two day event from not only SoCal but from across the country. There was a vendor fair, a raffle, a bouldering competition featuring some of the top boulderers in the world. Sharma did a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Mayor of Santa Ana, and the fun began. People were scaling the 65 foot high walls and surrounding bouldering areas. The climbing pro’s were signing posters and joining fans for photo’s. A DJ was spinning Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’ and the gym began what will no doubt be a very successful operation.
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