Our Athletes

Nicros sponsored athletes include some of the most accomplished climbers in the world, including Daniel Woods, Paul Robinson, Alex Johnson and Jon Cardwell. Not only are these climbers amazing athletes, but they have also shaped holds that are part of the Nicros Signature Series.


Alex Johnson

Hometown: Hudson, Wisconsin

Sponsors: The North Face, Evolv Sports, Nicros

About Alex: Alex Johnson is an American rock climber who has made numerous first female ascents, including Clear Blue Skies V12 (8A+) in Colorado, The Mandala V12 (8A+) in Bishop, and Book of Nightmares V12 (8A+) and Lethal Design V12 (8A+) in Red Rocks. She is a five-time United States national champion and two-time Bouldering World Cup gold medalist.

Hardest Sends:
Clear Blue Skies (V12) – Mount Evans, CO USA
The Mystery (V12) – Bishop, CO USA
Diaphanous Sea (V12) – Hueco Tanks, TX USA
Lethal Design (V12) – Red Rocks, NV USA
Book of Nightmares (V12) – Red Rock, NV USA
Stand and Deliver (V11) – Red Rock, NV USA
Drive On (V11) – Yosemite National Park, CA USA
Divergence (V11) – Fort Collins, CO USA
Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves (V11) – Fort Collins, CO USA
Double Stack (V11) – Fort Collins, CO USA

Favorite Climbing Area: Red Rock, NV USA

Signature Series holds by Alex Johnson: AJ 1, Alpine Swiss, Asiago, Baby Bells, Baby Cheeses, BYO Brie, Cheese Heads, Dairy Air, Feta Crumbles, Fondue for Two, Gouda Pinches, Grab My Gruyere, Not Yo Cheese, Scary Muensters, Wisconsin Cheddar