Brooke Raboutou facts for kids
Raboutou in 2019
April 9, 2001 |
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 2 in (2016) wingspan +1 in|
|Updated on July 7, 2014.|
Brooke Raboutou (born April 9, 2001) is an American professional rock climber. At age 9, she ticked a V10 (7C+) and became the youngest female to climb a 5.13b (8a). At 10, she sent a V11 (8A) and became the youngest female to climb 5.13d (8b). At 11, she became the youngest female to send 5.14b (8c). Raboutou also performed well on the youth climbing circuit from 2015 to 2018.
In 2019, she qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by finishing ninth in the combined Climbing World Championships.
In 2001, Raboutou was born in Boulder, Colorado. Raboutou's parents, Didier Raboutou and Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou, are former world champion rock climbers. Didier is a three-time World Cup champion, and Robyn is a five-time US champion and four-time World Cup champion.
Raboutou began attending the University of San Diego in 2018, before taking time off in early 2020 to prepare for the later-postponed Tokyo Olympics. Raboutou finished in 5th place in Combined at the inaugural Sport Climbing event in the Olympic Games.
Climbing World Championships
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