Margo Hayes wins the Wild Country Rock Award 2017
Launched with Margo Hayes to win the prestigious prize there were also nominations by Stefano Ghisolfi and Adam Ondra04 September 2017
US climber Margo Hayes conquers the Climbing Oscar. The acknowledgment was delivered by Tsveta Lambreva, Wild Country Marketing Manager during the Arco Rock Legends event, Rock Master 2017 collateral event at Arco di Trento.
On August 25, Arco Rock Legends, a collateral event that has been twelve years old, enriches the Rock Master Festival and is an opportunity to assign those who are now identified as climbing Oscars. In the course of the evening, three international awards have been awarded, which reward the characters of climbing: an event that aims to promote discipline and to make the best performance in climbing and bouldering sport climbing, but also the style and message of climber.
To win the Wild Country Rock Award was Margo Hayes. The US athlete's victory was decreed by an international jury, and the criterion chosen is based on the performance evaluation that the athlete has achieved over the past season.
"For his strength, consistency, commitment, and happiness he expresses with his climb, and last but not least, to achieve a goal (the first 9th, La Rambla, a woman ascended) that will remain In the history of this sport", this motivation given by the jury when awarding the award to Margo Hayes.
The winner received the Wild Country Rock Award directly from Tsveta Lambreva, Wild Country Marketing Manager.
Launched with Margo Hayes to win the prestigious prize there were also nominations by Stefano Ghisolfi, torinese transplanted to Arco, and Adam Ondra, winner of this award 4 times in recent editions.
Janja Garnbret was also awarded with La Sportiva Competition Award and Michael Kosterlitz as Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil.