Shauna Coxsey is a British professional rock climbing athlete as well as an Olympian. She has represented her country at various international levels and become one of the most loved and respected athletes in her country. She retired recently in 2021 and also holds the Most Excellent honor of the British Empire for her contribution.
Shauna was born on 27th January 1993 in Runcorn, the UK to her white Christian parents. She grew up in her hometown as a single child and started rock climbing early on at the age of four. She decided to become a rock climber after she saw the television broadcast of Catherine Destivelle. Shauna has not shared any detail about her early education or qualification but is believed to be a high school graduate. She is also believed to have attended some college and is known to have received formal training in rock climbing.
Shauna Coxsey Career
Shauna started her professional career in 2012 when she started taking part in competitions both internationally as well as nationally. She won her first British bouldering championship in 2012 and the same year she also won the 2012 Melloblocco world cup. She further recorded a bronze in the 2012 bouldering world cup. The following year, she was appointed as the 1st ambassador for the British Mountaineering Council and also won the British bouldering championship and The CWIF the same year. In the next few years, she continued recording international wins and secured several golds at bouldering cups like The CWIF, British Championships, World cup as well as La Sportiva legends only. She also won the IFSC bouldering world cup in 2016 and 2017.
In 2014, she became the third woman ever to boulder 8B+ and was appointed Member of the Order of British Empire in 2016. She also competed in the 2019 IFSC climbing world championship and won two bronze and also set a new record for speed climbing. Shauna later qualified to represent her country at the 2020 Olympics. She retired from the sport in the year 2021due to her pregnancy and competed for the last time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which were organized in 2021 due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
Shauna Coxsey Biography
|27 January 1993
|Age (as of 2022)
|Runcorn, United Kingdom
|in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
|in Kilograms – 58 kg – in Pounds – 128 lbs
|The Grange Academy
|Who is her husband?
Shauna is currently married to her husband Ned Feehally, a former rock climber. The couple got married in 2021 and is ready to give birth to their first child. Shauna is currently 39 weeks pregnant and loves to go rock climbing to keep herself active during her pregnancy.
Shauna Coxsey is currently in the talks after she defended her sport, rock climbing to be safe during pregnancy. She has been actively involved in the sport even during her pregnancy which raised a lot of discussions about whether the sport was suitable. She replied that she felt well within her comfort zone and rather felt more fear while walking down the streets.
Shauna Coxsey is currently active on her Instagram account where she has 445k followers. She often posts about her career and her experiences at various events. Shauna has recently been actively posting through her pregnancy. She is also active on Twitter with around 20.7k followers. She also has a YouTube channel with around 20k subscribers.
Shauna Coxsey Net Worth
Shauna has not officially disclosed details about her annual earnings or net worth but being a professional athlete she is believed to lead a lavish lifestyle and is also believed to earn handsome income. Her net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around $1.5million.
- Shauna suffered an injury in her shoulder due to which she could not compete much in the year 2016.
- She is known to be the first British woman to climb V12, V 13, and V 14 grades.
- Shauna was officially sponsored by Adidas and Red bull.
- She is known to be a dog person and also has a pet dog named Arthur.