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Kai Lightner Wants to Encourage the Next Generation of Rock Climbers

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Kai Lightner is a professional rock climber from Fayetteville, North Carolina. His foundation, Climbing for Change, created with the goal of making climbing more inclusive, partnered with climber Kevin Jorgeson and 1Climb to build a climbing wall in a local recreation center in College Park, Georgia. A Village, from filmmaker Josh Greenwood and Outside TV, explores what it takes to support the next generation of climbers and steward a diverse outdoor community.

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