2022-2023 Senior National Championships – Recap

Dec 2, 2022

WOW, what a great time that was!

CEC held a five-day National Championship event, from November 24-28, 2022, in Etobicoke/Mississauga, ON. 161 single individuals, from 9 provinces, competed in Boulder and/or Lead for a shot at National Glory. Amaizing performances all around, including from our Staff and Volunteers who made this event the success it deserved to be!

Thank you to our incredible Hosts and Partners: Boulderz Climbing Center and Hub Climbing, as well as our Sponsors: Arc’Teryx, Government of Canada, Tourism Mississauga.

Heartfelt gratitude to our Event Staff:

  • Officials Team: Veronica Sweeney (Technical Delegate and CEC Coordinator), JoAnne Carilli-Stevenson (Jury President), James Doyle (Boulder Head Judge), Mohammad Havaledar (Lead Head Judge), Jeremy McDougall (Lead Head Belayer)
  • Broadcast Team: Sport Canada TV, Pete Woods (Live Commentator), Bonnie de Bruijn (Live Commentator)
  • Boulder Setting Team: Simon Parton (Head Routesetter), Oscar Lanzagorta Sanchez (Assistant Head Routesetter), Anna Cohen (Setter), Jane Cuff (Setter), Lucas Uchida (Setter), Victor Fleutre (Setter)
  • Lead Setting Team: Hayden Jones (Head Routesetter), Simon Parton (Assistant Head Routesetter), Aidan Doyle (Setter), James Romaniuk (Setter), Jaxson Macdonald (Setter), Mika Hosoi (Setter), Sachi Adachi (Setter)


Congratulations to our National Champions!!
The complete Results can be found on the CEC Vertical Life platform, and on the CEC Results Page.

Boulder – Women’s division:
🥇Babette Roy – QC
🥈Madison Fischer – ON
🥉Anna Kelley – BC

Boulder – Men’s division:
🥇Guy McNamee – BC
🥈Kindar McNamee – BC
🥉Finn Battersby – BC

Lead – Women’s division:
🥇Sophie Buitendyk – BC
🥈Evangelina Briggs – ON
🥉Cedar Pigeon – BC

Lead – Men’s division:
🥇Guy McNamee – BC
🥈Matthew Rodriguez – ON
🥉Finn Battersby – BC

Photographies of the events can be found as follows. Athletes are welcomed to use these photos, but we ask that the proper photo credit be given with every single post on social media.

Boulder Photos: @flashfocused and @jocelynsahli

Lead Photos: Ruby Photo Studio @rubyphotostudio 

Live Stream Recording is available on the CEC Youtube Channel to relive all the action!


The 2023-2024 Senior Combined National Championships will be held in Vancouver, BC, from November 23-27, 2023. See you all there next year!

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