Archive for Sevve Stember

Lessons from Thin Air: Training at Altitude

Mar 20, 2014 1 Comment by

Coolibar checks in with climbing expert and multiple-sport athlete Sevve Stember, who provides some hard-won lessons about training at higher altitude. Our best tip: Stay sun protected!

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Why Climbing Matters

Oct 03, 2013 1 Comment by

Coolibar Athlete Sevve Stember is a natural born climber, always seeking the next mountain to climb. This summer, he and his wife, Andrea, moved from Minnesota to Colorado to pursue new opportunities and climbing routes. Sevve shares why climbing is important to him and journals his favorite moments during his first summer in the Rocky Mountains.

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Six Thumbs Up for the Short Sleeve Fitness Shirt

Jul 25, 2013 No Comments by

What does a long-distance runner, kayak instructor and rock climber all have in common besides a passion for fitness? Their love for the Coolibar Short Sleeve Fitness Shirt! Since it’s introduction into the Coolibar UPF 50+ clothing line last season, this sweat-wicking, sun-blocking shirt has received more positive feedback than any other dedicated fitness item in the history of Coolibar!

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Tracing back to the birthplace of sport climbing

May 06, 2013 No Comments by

As a teacher, I get some nice chunks of time off throughout the year, and I do my best to spend these breaks doing what I love — rock climbing. This year, I journeyed west to Oregon and climbed on the welded tuff that was left over after a long ago volcanic episode. There is a really strong and interesting history of rock climbing in Smith Rock State park, and it is often sited as the birthplace of sport climbing in America.

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Key ingredients for fitness success

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments by

Motivation is one of a few key ingredients for success.  I stay motivated by having goals to train for and think about.  Additionally, I try to plan some short weekend trips as well as a couple larger road trips.  These are at the core of what motivates me to stay active because in order to [...]

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Rock Climbing Season Opener: Granddad’s Bluff

Apr 02, 2013 No Comments by

By Sevve Stember, Rock Climbing Expert: After a fantastic winter of skiing on fresh snow and training harder than past season, I was ready to focus on other things.  March saw me in my home climbing gym, Vertical Endeavors, logging a lot of time on the climbing wall to build endurance, which was definitely lacking.  [...]

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Coolibar Athlete Sevve Stember: Climbing Expert

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments by

I started climbing shortly after I could walk, although I don’t remember much of it. My mom would turn her head for a brief moment while we ate breakfast in the house that doubled as my dad’s chiropractic clinic at our home in Minnesota. Before she knew it, I would mantel my way onto the [...]

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