Ideas on Tap Speaker Series returns
with Malek Taleb the climbing national team’s manager and the owner of the boiler room climbing gym.
Malek will be discussing The World of Competition Climbing: Globetrotting with the Canadian National Team
Malek Taleb is a graduate of BSCE Mechanical Engineering Sci’03, Owner of Boiler Room Climbing Gym, Manager of Canadian National Climbing Team, Vice Chair of Ontario Climbing Federation and Treasurer of Climbing Escalade Canada
Tuesday March 27th 7pm
at The Grad Club
Free to all!
Malek started climbing in 1998 the year he moved to Canada. After moving to Kingston in 1999, he joined the Queen’s Climbing club becoming a volunteer instructor for them in 2001.
Malek balances his passion for indoor and outdoor climbing alike, and after years of travelling for outdoor climbing trips, he purchased the Boiler Room Climbing Gym in 2011. He then established a local climbing team to compete in competitions all over Canada, and have trained multiple athletes who have been members of the National Team.
In 2015, Malek became manager of the Canadian National Team travelling with the team all over the World.