Colin Duffy is the 17-year old teenager up for Gold. Yes, the American Rock climber is on his way to achieving the 1st Olympic Gold in his name.
At just 17 years old, he is already selected to be a part of the Olympics. Isn’t that crazy? It sure is because this kid is on his way to create a significant impact on the rock climbing community.
He has won 2 times gold and 1 time silver in the Youth World Championships.
Who Is Colin Duffy?
Colin Duffy is an American Professional Rock Climber who is just 17-years-old. He became one of the youngest athletes to qualify to compete at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
He has always been on top form in his career, which can be backed up by the awards and achievements he has accomplished. In 2017, he got 2nd position in the Pan-American Youth Championship and 1st position in the IFSC Youth B World Championships.
In 2018, He again scored 1st position in the IFSC Youth B World Championships. 2nd position in 2019’s IFSC Youth B World Championships. In the last year, 2020, he was able to score 1st position combined in the 2020 IFSC Pan Am Continental Championships.
Colin Duffy Age And Height Revealed
Colin Duffy was born on December 10th, 2003, in Colorado, United States. He is just 18 years old. He stands at 5′ 5″ tall.
Colin Duffy Education
He was born in Broomfield, Colorado, and did his high school in Stargate Charter School. He began climbing at the age of 3.
He has a love for animals, as he has already rescued a dog named Lucky and a cat named Sparky. Since Colin is just 17-years-old, he needs his education, and since the Covid-19 outbreak, his classes have been virtual, which gives him more time on his hand to training for the Olympics.
Who is Colin Duffy Parents?
Colin Duffy was raised by his parents, Eric Duffy and Nancy Duffy. His parents have always been supportive of his interest in climbing and enrolled him in ABC Climbing Gym at the age of 8.
ABC Climbing Gym is a kid-focused climbing center in the USA that specializes in training the best young climbers.
Colin has a verified Instagram account with over 33.5k followers. He also promotes brands that are for rock climbing. These brands that he is a part of the Black Diamond, Evolv, and Friction Labs.
He posts mostly about rock climbing on his Instagram.