Shannon Joslin

Professional Climber 

Age: 23 going on 80

Years doing what you do: four of 'em

Hometown: Folsom, California but not within the prison

Favorite product: Climbing Salve— my fingertips would disown me without it

Please list your top three career highlights: 1. Realizing life is long after graduating college. I quit my job and bought a van so I can climb full time for awhile 2. Climbing Resurrection in Squamish last week, I've been smiling ever since 3. Cleaning and putting up my first first ascent in South Lake Tahoe, CA.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go

and why? Australia and New Zealand, food fare's included right?

If you had a yacht what would you name it? Santa's Little Helper

What is your favorite movie quote?

Worm: "Allo."

Sarah: "Did you say...hello?"

Worm: "No, I said 'allo,' but that's close enough."

Sarah: "you're a worm aren't you"

worm: "Yeah, s'right."

Sarah: "You don't by any chance know your way through this Labyrinth, do you? 

Worm: "Who me? Naaah I'm just a worm."

Sarah: "Oh."

Worm: "Come inside and meet the Mrs." 

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? A bag of slightly too juicy worms or milk fermented, deep fried tofu. I recommend neither..


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