Author Archives: RockClimbing

Alumni Spotlight: Forrest Franklin

  A vast majority of our youth athletes start at very young ages and continue their outdoor journey at BEA until they reach the age of 19. After starting at BEA, our staff become more than just coaches or employees, we become mentors to the next generation of outdoor pioneers. Since our founding in 2009, […]

COVID-19 Spring Programs Update

Bend Endurance Academy Community, We’ve been paying close attention to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the impacts it’s having locally and regionally. Bend Endurance Academy takes our role and responsibility to our participants, their families, our staff, and the Bend community very seriously.   Currently, BEA’s Board and staff have been working to make informed and collaborative […]

Bend Endurance Academy – COVID-19 Response for Current Climbing Programs

From Climbing Program Director – Mike Rougeux As many of you likely have, we’ve been paying close attention to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Recently, you have received communication from USA Climbing regarding the cancellation of Open Sport and Speed Nationals this weekend, and the removal of qualification for Regional Championships through local competition participation. In our […]

Sponsor Highlight: COPA

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Central Oregon Pediatric Association: One prescription for a healthy and happy life is to enjoy a “dose of outside” every day. There’s nothing more fulfilling to us at COPA than seeing a child play and laugh outdoors, taking […]

Sponsor Highlight: Focus Physical Therapy

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Focus Physical Therapy: Encouraging our young generations to discover outdoor activities is important to our team for so many reasons. where to begin? it gives us great satisfaction to see this generation learning to move, getting exercise, […]