I was interviewed recently on Flash Foxy, a website dedicated to female climbers. The interviewer is a talented writer and photographer originally from Santa Cruz, CA, Sasha Turrentine. I watched Sasha grow up at the climbing gym in Santa Cruz (Pacific Edge) and it was truly inspiring to come full-circle and interact with Sasha in this new, professional role as an editor/writer.
I first met Elaine about 17 years ago at Pacific Edge Climbing Gym in Santa Cruz, California. As a fairly new climber at the time, Elaine was a major female role model for me. Her passion, strength and dedication to climbing was so inspiring. Her ability to laugh and have fun and not let her ego get in the way was what was most encouraging to see...[more]