10 Questions with … Lucy Garlick

10 Questions with … Lucy Garlick
GB Development Squad member and young climber

Thank you to Lucy for letting us interview her at the 2019 Youth Open Lead Championships at The Big Depot, Leeds.


Who you are and what do you do?

I’m Lucy and I’m a GB climber

What was your first climbing experience?

I went to White Spider with my Mum and just tried it out.

How did you know that climbing was your thing?

I didn’t until I tried it but I enjoyed doing it.

Where is your favourite outdoor climb?

I don’t have one because I don’t do many outdoor climbs. I’d like to go to Font[ainbleau] because it looks like there are lots of good climbs there.

What has been your proudest climbing moment?

Getting into the GB team

What are your ambitions?

Get into the Olympics for climbing

Lead, Speed or Boulder and Why?

I like lead most because you have most time on the wall and you can be more creative with your climbing.

What are your most liked and hated healthy foods?

Most hated is courgette and favourite is pepper.

If not climbing, what sport would you be doing?

Probably football

Give us an inspiring quote (either yours or someone else’s).

“Be strong, be amazing, be you.”


For more information about Lucy see her Instagram account @lilcrusher, Facebook or website.

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