GIDDY Athletes

GIDDY’s Global Athletes also known as our brand ambassadors are an integral part of our design, engineering and marketing process. These athletes have an incredible passion for their sport and the GIDDY brand. Interested in becoming a sponsored athlete? Fill out our FORM

COLTON EDSON

Type of Athlete:  Rock Climbing & Bouldering Favorite Outdoor Location: Bishop / The Rocklands When I was 13 I found my dads old climbing gear in the garage and he took me to my local gym, Vertex and the rest is history.  What I like the most about the sport is the sense of freedom I have to travel the world and pursue my...

JENNIFER NICELY

Type of Athlete:    Bouldering, Climbing, Ninja Warrior, Obstacle Course Racing        Favorite Outdoor Location: Chattanooga, TN! Stone Fort!  I moved to North Carolina at 22 and my roommate, Claudia, was a climber. She introduced me to climbing!  I love the physicality of bouldering! You get to pull these moves that just should not physically work. But then they do! There are so many parallels for...

LUIS CAJERO

Type of Athlete: Sport and bouldering. Favorite Outdoor Location: Guadalcazar in San Luis Potosí, Potrero Chico in Monterrey, Yosemite in CA and bouldering spots around México. I got started in climbing at 18 after taking a sport class in high school.  It was a great opportunity to test my body and mind on nature and the teachings about myself that I get from...

MEG GALLAGHER

Type of Athlete:  Rock Climbing & Bouldering Favorite Outdoor Location: Rocktown, GA  When I was 26, A climbing gym opened in the town I was living in, Progression Climbing in Chapel Hill, NC. Also, I love being outside and really enjoy having a reason to visit all the magical outdoor places where boulders reside. Some of my favorite aspects about the sport are Movement and...

MIKE SORENSON

Type of Athlete:  Mainly bouldering, additionally cycling and running Favorite Outdoor Location:  Wisconsin Driftless Area I learned the basics of rock climbing at scout camp when I was 12, but have been climbing consistently since 2012.  My interests in the subtleties of climbing were piqued during an extracurricular class in college.  My instructor introduced me to the styles and skills...

OWEN MARTIN

Type of Athlete:  Bouldering, Rock Climbing & High Ball Bouldering Favorite Outdoor Location: Bishop / The Sierras  When I was 15, luck brought me to my local climbing gym and I was hooked within a matter of days. Once I started climbing outside later that year I realized that I wanted to devote as much time towards climbing as possible.  What...

Wai Yi Ng

Type of Athlete:  Bouldering & Sport Climbing Favorite Outdoor Location: The Arch (Oahu, HI) and Plenty Kiawe (Maui, HI) When I was 25 years old in my last year of college, a fellow geology student asked me if I wanted to try climbing… outdoors!  An obsession for climbing began.   I started training, projecting, and eventually sending problems that pushed my...