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Niwot paraclimber Trevor Smith ascends at IFSC World Championships

 

August 7, 2019

Photo by Adam Payne and Sytse van Slooten Trevor Smith participated in the 2018 IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria in Sep. 2018

Trevor Smith is no stranger to climbing mountains, literally. Born without a right hand, Smith has worked his way to become one of the best paraclimbers in the nation and he doesn’t plan on stopping there.

At just 17 years old, he has already competed in the International Federation of Sports Climbing World Championships, twice. What’s even more impressive is that he picked up the sport just three years ago.

“Last year was definitely a real eye opening experience for me,” said Smith, who placed second in 2018. “It kind of showed me like how good I could be and how I could push mys...



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