A Coloradan One Of First Athletes To Qualify For Next Summer’s Olympics

By Patrick Knight on August 20, 2019
HACHIOJI, JAPAN – AUGUST 18: Brooke Raboutou of the United States competes in the Women Lead event during Combined Women’s Qualification on day eight of the IFSC Climbing World Championships at the Esforta Arena Hachioji on August 18, 2019 in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)

Congrats to Boulder native Brooke Raboutou who has qualified for next summer’s Olympics. She made history being the first U.S. athlete to qualify for this brand new sport in 2020.

Raboutou will be a sophmore this fall at the University of San Diego and both of her parents were multiple-time climbing world cup champions. Next summer’s Olympic games are in Tokyo.

You can read more on other athletes who have already qualified by clicking here.

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