Babson Magazine

Summer 2013

News, Notes + Nods


Jeremy Balboni (left) and Lance Pinn ’06 (right) founded Brooklyn Boulders, an indoor climbing gym in New York City, in 2009. Lance emails, “We’re shown in our new facility in Somerville, Mass., with Jesse Levin ’07 (third from left), who joined the team in 2012, and staff members (from left) Chava Kenny, Gavin Heverly, and Veronica Dale. The 40,000-square-foot facility fuses climbing and innovation by combining climbing terrain with collaborative work space, pop-up retail shops, and partnerships with organizations like the Cambridge Innovation Center. This hybrid approach sets the Somerville project apart from the standard climbing gym model.”