Winter Speaker Series

The Front is a thriving community of world travelers, do-gooders, and creative entrepreneurs, and this well of knowledge deserves an audience! We have selected six of these talented individuals to share their experience with you over the next six weeks during our free Winter Speaker Series.

When: Every Thursday at 6pm
Where: On the 3rd floor of The Front Climbing Club SLC
Cost: FREE!


January 11th – Know Before You Go with Tony Pavalanos | Learn more about TonyRSVP on Facebook

January 18th – Overcoming Fear in Climbing with Nate Last | RSVP on Facebook
« Nathan is a Mental Performance Trainer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds a Master of Science in Exercise & Sports Science with an Applied Psychosocial Aspects of Sport/Sport & Performance Psychology concentration. As the owner of Mental Grit Consulting, he is dedicated to helping athletes, coaches, program directors, and parents of youth athletes attain their true performance potential in sport, school, and life through training the mental game. When he isn’t training athletes, Nate enjoys reading, piloting drones, pottery and Ironman triathlons. Most importantly, Nathan loves spending quality time with his lovely wife, children, and dogs.

January 25th – Climbing Injury Prevention with Sandy Vojik | Learn more about SandyRSVP on Facebook
Sandy, DPT, CMPT, will be discussing 10 things you can do to prevent injuries and optimize your movement. She will also be raffling off 2 free Oov classes and a free 30-minute dry needling treatment to attendees! You don't want to miss this!

February 1st – Training for Climbing with Dan Mirsky + Open House with FTR coaches RSVP on Facebook

February 8th – Conservation and Climbing with Eric Chabot from Hawkwatch International | Learn more about Eric & Hawkwatch | RSVP on Facebook
Join us for a short presentation on cliff nesting raptor ecology in Utah, ways climbing can affect nesting raptors, and legal issues surrounding nest protection. We will have live raptors on hand for an up close look.

February 15th – Climbing Nutrition with Dr. Shannon O’Grady (TBD) | RSVP on Facebook