Tree Climbing Championship Takes Competitors To New Heights
Arborists make their living caring for trees. But for some, tree climbing is more than a vocation.
Carmel Delshad (@cdelshad) of Here & Now contributor WAMU attended the International Tree Climbing Championship in Washington, D.C., over the weekend and discovered climbing trees can take skill, strength and a passion for nature.
The winners of this year’s championship are two returning champs, both from New Zealand: James Kilpatrick is the men’s champion, and Chrissy Spence is the women’s champion.
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