Shauna Coxsey MBE is a British professional rock climber. She has represented United Kingdom at various international levels and has become one of country’s most popular and respected sportswomen. Shauna announced retirement from competition climbing after competing in the 2020 Olympics. She has also received The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for her contribution.
Shauna was born on January 27, 1993 in Runcorn, United Kingdom to white Christian parents. Raised as an only child in her hometown, she began rock climbing at the age of four. She decided to become a rock climber after watching and inspired by Catherine Destivelle’s TV show.
Shauna has not revealed any details about her early education or qualifications, but it is believed that she is a high school graduate. She is also believed to have attended college and received formal training in rock climbing.
Shauna Coxsey career
Shauna began her professional career in 2012 when she began competing both internationally and nationally. In 2012 she won her first British Bouldering Championship and in the same year she also won the 2012 Melloblocco World Cup.
She also won bronze at the 2012 Bouldering World Cup. The following year she was appointed 1st Ambassador of the British Mountaineering Council and won in the same Year also the British Bouldering Championship and the CWIF.
Over the next few years, she continued to record international wins, securing multiple gold medals at bouldering-only cups such as The CWIF, British Championships, World Cup, and La Sportiva Legends. 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 made a member of the Order of the British Empire in 2016. She also competed in the 2019 IFSC World Climbing Championships, winning two bronze medals and also setting a new record in speed climbing.
Shauna later qualified to represent her country at the 2020 Olympics. She retired from the sport in 2021 due to her pregnancy and competed for the last time at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which was canceled in 2021 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic organized.
Shauna Coxsey Biography
|Date of birth
|January 27, 1993
|Age (as of 2022)
|Place of birth
|Runcorn, United Kingdom
|in feet inches – 5′ 4” – in centimeters – 163 cm
|in kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 128 pounds
Shauna Coxsey Family
|The Grange Academy
|Who is Shauna Coxsey’s husband?
Shauna is currently married to her husband Ned Feehally, a former rock climber. The couple got married in 2021 and are ready to give birth to their first child. Shauna is currently 39 weeks pregnant and loves to go rock climbing to stay active during her pregnancy.
Shauna Coxsey is currently in talks after defending her sport, rock climbing, to stay safe during pregnancy. She has been actively involved in the sport since she was pregnant, which has sparked much debate as to whether the sport is suitable. She responded that she was comfortable in her comfort zone and tended to feel more anxious walking the streets.
Shauna Coxsey Social media
Shauna Coxsey is currently active on her Instagram account where she has 445,000 followers. She often posts about her career and experiences at various events. Shauna has recently been actively posting throughout her pregnancy. She is also active on Twitter with around 20.7k followers. She also has a YouTube channel with around 20,000 subscribers.
Shauna Coxsey Net Worth
Shauna hasn’t officially released details of her annual income or net worth, but as a professional athlete, she is said to lead a lavish lifestyle and also make a handsome income. Her net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around $2 million.
Facts About Shauna Coxsey
- Shauna suffered a shoulder injury that prevented her from competing much in 2016.
- She is known for being the first British woman to scale V12, V13 and V14 grades.
- Shauna was officially sponsored by Adidas and Red Bull.
- Known as a dog person, she also has a dog named Arthur.