A) SPORT CLIMBING : ( HIGHER…FASTER…STRONGER…..)
VVS boasts of an excellent SPORTS CLIMBING facility .Dedicated training has enabled many of our students, between the ages of 11 and 16 years, to win laurels at National levels and compete at International climbing competitions. Arnav Khazode, at 11 of years of age, has represented India at the ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP in BEIJING, CHINA in all the three formats –Speed climbing, Lead Climbing and Bouldering. Soha Diwan (14years) and Amey Lambat (16 years) represented India at the WORLD YOUTH SPORTS CLIMBING CHAMPIONSHIPS in ARCO, ITALY in 2019. And along with Arundhati Jadhav, Nirmayee Neve, Rishab Kulkarni , Sahil Joshi, Anika Musale , Dhruv Amritkar have participated in National Competitions in Sikkim,Darjeeling organised by the Indian Mountaineering Federation ( IMF), & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ( HMI)respectively , amongst others. This encourages our young climbers to upscale their talent and interest towards aspiring to represent India in SPORT CLIMBING, now also an Olympic event. Our climbers have been trained by International Coach Chris ………………………….from the USA. Furthermore, our students, under the professional guidance and leadership of Coach Anand Mali, an “Everester” ( climbed Mt.Everest in 2013) have scaled MT. KILIMANJARO and MT. ELBRUS (Georgia).