ASM – Advantage Sports Management, Inc.
9375 E Bell Rd. – Suite #201
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Contact: Benjy Robins
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Ape Index: +4.5”/+11.5cm
Blood Type: (O+) – coursing through white fiber!
Defects: Color Blind, Perfectionist, Obsessive, Irreverent
Attributes: Passionate Drive, Focus, Honesty, High Strength to Weight.
Place of Birth: Oceanport, NJ
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Elementary School: Monte Vista
High School: Sandia
University: Colorado State University – Fort Collins, CO
Musical Experience: Symphonic Orchestra – Trumpet/French Horn
Diet: Eat Like a Warrior – Organic, Mediterranean, Wild Game, Sushi, Smoothies, Spirulina, Wheatgrass, Acai, Mom’s Pesto, Capulin, Gelato!
Never: Fast Food, Soft Drinks, Cheap Beer, Mayo, Fowl, Pork, Beef
Drink: Only after training – French Reds, Pinots, Malbecs, Cognac, Porto
Vices: Dark Chocolate, Dark Macchiato, Dark Humor, Les Filles Francaise!
1st Victory (Age 13 months):
1970 New York City Infant Crawling Champion (20 meters)
Musical Taste: Diverse – Classical, Jazz, Latin, Indie, Old School Punk, Hardcore, Psy Trance, Hip-Hop, Dark Wave
Pets: 3 Cats – Nancy (Gray Point Siamese), Butterscotch & Raven (Bengal Tigers)
Art: Minimalism, Abstract, Romantic Realism, Installations, Political Propaganda Murals
Films: Road Warrior, Fight Club, La Vie Revee Des Anges, Drunken Horses, Mulholland Drive, Brother (Rus), Requiem
Books: Farenheit 451, Brave New World, Animal Farm, Catcher In The Rye, Watership Down
Artists: Richard Heisler, Anish Kapoor, Christo & Jeanne Claude, Willa Shalit, Shepard Fairey
Tongues: Francais & Espanol
Foreign Hometowns: Pertuis, FRA, Cucuron, FRA, L’Argentiere-La- Bessee, FRA; Guillestre, FRA.
Foreign Trainer: Gilles Bernigolles – Alfortville, FRA
Foreign Club Team: Art Bloc – Nice, FRA
Favorite Teams: Man-City, Chelsea FC, F.C. Internazionale Milano, Olympique de Marseille, Equipe de France, Portugal
Favorite Players: Lucien Starzynski, PATRICK VIERA!!!!, Thurham, Gallas, TiTi Henry, Ribery, Drogba, Cesc, Del Piero, Fabregas, Deco, Quaresma, Maniche, Mandanda, R. Carlos, Robinho, Altidore, Onyewu, Tevez, Wanchope, Gianluca Dos Santos.
France, England, Ireland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Slovenia, Romania, Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Barbados, Malaysia, Thailand, China, S. Korea, New Zealand, Monaco, Morocco, Algeria.
“Shralpmaster” (by owner of Joe Rockheads, Bob Bergman)
“The Ayatollah of Rok’n’Rolla” (From Road Warrior by PCA founder, Mike Uchitel)
“Sick Puppy” (by Skins USA Sales Manager, Ray Thoma)
As a professional athlete, Timy has been sponsored for 19 of the 27 years that he has been rock climbing. His career has been focused around competition and the development of difficult sport climbing and bouldering. As a veteran of the US National climbing team, he has competed in Regional, National, World Cup, and International Invitational Masters level events. He has climbed, competed and routeset/foreran in North America, Europe and Asia.
Distinguished as being one of only 3 North American men to have ever won a professional level international rock climbing competition (Clamecy Intl Bouldering Open – ’97). He is the only American to have ever won professional level international events in all three disciplines of the sport (World Cup Speed – Birmingham, England ’95, French Open Difficulty – Normandy, France ’97). He is also the highest placing North American male ever at the Arco Rok Master International Invitational (Third Bouldering – ’99). He consistently finished ranked in the top ten of each of the three PCA seasons. He has competed in over 100 international competitions and has consistently qualified for the finals (top 20) in 95% of the bouldering events in which he has participated. He spent 5 consecutive seasons ranked in the top 10 of the World Cup Bouldering ranking.
On rock, he has sent V14 (Saadhu – Sheng Dian ’02). He is the first American to climb 8C in France (Maginot Line/Le Plafond – Volx ’96, Fourmis aux Chocolat – Verdon ’97) He has completed a route with a difficulty of 8b+/.14a in a single day (Puff Daddy – Socorro, NM ’98). Timy is the First American to On-sight V10 (Left Martini – ’95). IN ’97 he became the first one in the world to on-sight V11 (Future Eaters – Switzerland ’97). Since then, he has onsighted numerous other double digit boulder problems. In April ’06 he redpointed the first ascent of “Pimpin’Aint Easy” 14c/8c+.
Timy has been involved with routesetting elite television production level Natl and Intl competitions since ’98 (see “Routesetting” section). He also recently served as technical advisor/climbing consultant for an international Nike commercial filmed in New Mexico.
He has appeared in the following climbing periodicals: Urban Climber Magazine (USA), Climbing (USA), Rock&Ice(USA), Sport Climbing Connection (USA), Gripped (Can), , Rock&Wall (Fra), Grimper (Fra), High (UK), Desnivel (Spn), Rotpunkt (Ger), Stones on Stone (It),ALP (It), V-Bouldering (USA). Non-industry publications/Mass Media: Wall Street Journal, Outside Magazine, 4-Corners Magazine, New Mexico Magazine. He has appeared in televised competition and interviews on ESPN-I&II, Star Sports (ESPN Asia), BBC (UK), EuroSport (Europe), Canal+ (France).
Press Release Prepared by:
ASM – Advantage Sports Management, Inc.
Peter Julia – Multnomah Athletic Club LOR
Peter Julia TF LOI.pdf
TF Route Setting Workshop Feedback
TF Route Setting Workshop Feedback.pdf
Angie Lucht – PMI Ropes Sponsor Feedback
Jim Waugh – Competition Organizer LOR
Howard Wright – Applications Engineer/Brand Manager LOR
Joe Czerwinski – Professional Routesetter/Coach LOR
Czerwinski TF LOR.pdf
Jonathan Lantz – President La Sportiva USA LOR
JLantz TF LOR.pdf