Shawn Raboutou

Shawn on his first 8c | Welcome to Tijuana | Rodellar, Spain | Summer 2011

Shawn Raboutou

Born: April 1998

First Climbed: Age 2

Climbing Regularly Since: Age 5 

Joined Competition Team ABC: Since the beginning, 2005

Height (as of December 2011): 4’9″

Ape Index (as of December 2011): +2

Favorite Outdoor Area: Super Manjocarn at St. Antonin, France

Proudest Ascents: Welcome to Tijuana 8c (14b) Summer 2011

Shawn sending The Butterpumper (V11) in Hueco Tanks Winter 2011 | photo Jaime Cantarovici

Best Comp Results:

1st in Lead, Arco, Italy, 2010

Other Sports: Snowboarding

Favorite Subject in School: Study Hall

Future Goals: Do some of the hardest climbs in the world


Shawn’s Sponsors


Shawn’s Favorite Climbing Shoes

La Sportiva Futura


Shawn’s Links

Shawn’s logbook

Raboutou family in Spain. Interview  |  August 2011  |  UKC News

13-Year-Old Raboutou Climbs 5.14b  |

Shawn Raboutou (13) sends first 8A+, The ButterPumper, in Hueco Tanks, TX  |  November 2011  |

Raboutou’s Summer Wrap-Up  |  Summer 2011  |  Deadpoint Magazine

Raboutou Family is at it Again!  |  Summer 2011  |  Deadpoint Magazine

Shawn Raboutou, age 12, sends V11  |  Spring 2011  |  Deadpont Magazine

Shawn Raboutou, 12, sends 5.14, onsights 5.13b (but it didn’t feel like one) |  2010  | Rock and

Raboutou Family Blog

Starke Kinder im Klettersport bei – Steckbrief: Shawn Raboutou (14 Jahre)


Shawn’s Videos


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