Jan Virt
Jan Virt

Erica Velev


  • Represented Team Canada in speed climbing at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games
  • Debuted at the senior IFSC World Championships in 2023
  • Debuted on the IFSC World Cup circuit in 2022, specializing in the speed event

A Little More About Erica

Getting into the Sport: Started climbing seriously at age 10; used to do gymnastics and was looking for the new gymnasium but stumbled across the climbing gym which intrigued her… Outside interests: Loves travelling, cars, and music… Is a climbing coach for the pre-competitive and competitive levels… Majoring in business administration at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University…

Notable International Results

IFSC World Championships: 2023 - 41st (speed)

IFSC Youth World Championships: 2019 – 9th (combined), 14th (speed youth A), 41st (boulder youth A), 54th (lead youth A)