Sienna Perez, a fifth grade student at Chatsworth Elementary School in Larchmont, recently won the 2018 USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Championship. The competition took place in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Salt Palace Convention Center in February. She participates on a very competitive team, as Team Rock placed 2nd in the nation.
The 10 year old is a member of Team Rock, which trains at The Rock Club in Pinebrook Fitness, New Rochelle. Perez got involved with rock climbing when she was 7 after attending a summer camp program. She fell in love with the sport and practices 2.5 hours a day, usually between 3-5 days a week.
Perez also attended advanced training camps in San Diego and Boston this season. She took part in her first international competition in Canada, a regional championship, and won first place.
As a sports enthusiast, Perez also plays soccer and lacrosse.