Perfect Descent Distribution Changes

By Perfect Descent / January 26, 2024 / Comments Off on Perfect Descent Distribution Changes

After years of collaboration, C3 Manufacturing and Aerial Adventure Technologies are going their separate ways, starting January 22, 2024. Don’t worry, though – if you’ve already placed an order with AAT before this date, AAT will manage your order through fulfillment and be in touch with you every step of the way. For orders placed…

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Lanyard Subscription Program

By Perfect Descent / May 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Lanyard Subscription Program

Perfect Descent has teamed up with its Distributor Aerial Adventure Technologies to offer U.S.-based customers a subscription program for replacement lanyards. Always have a new lanyard on-hand, change your plan anytime, and save 10% on every purchase when you subscribe. When you buy your replacement lanyard at, you can now choose to create a…

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Olympics Revealed

By Perfect Descent / December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Olympics Revealed

A behind the scenes look at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as told by PD Olympic Climber, Sean McColl Becoming an Olympian has been a lifelong goal, and my experience in Japan this past August is one of my best climbing achievements.  I had become the first Canadian to qualify as an Olympic climber, and…

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Two Climbers racing on Speed wall clipped in to Perfect Descent Auto Belays

How the Perfect Descent Auto Belay Changed Speed Climbing Forever

By Perfect Descent / September 29, 2021 / Comments Off on How the Perfect Descent Auto Belay Changed Speed Climbing Forever

Speed Climbing made its Olympic debut, the even playing field is more important than ever Originally Published on Imagine this: Olympic sprinters take their marks at the starting line for the 100-meter dash. The pistol cracks—and they’re off! But wait: We suddenly realize that each lane is different. Usain Bolt’s lane is tilted uphill!…

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male speed climbing world record holder at the top of 15m climbing wall with his fist in the air

Men’s Speed Climbing World Record Broken, Twice in One Day

By Perfect Descent / June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Men’s Speed Climbing World Record Broken, Twice in One Day

Salt Lake City, Utah USA – 29 May 2021 They came to Salt Lake City to break records and break them they did. With Perfect Descent Auto Belays mounted high on the wall, teammates from Indonesia’s Speed Climbing team played leapfrog for the men’s 15m Speed World Record at the first Speed World Cup of…

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speed climbing wall at youth olympic games in buenos aires 2018

Perfect Descent: Auto Belay Supplier to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

By Perfect Descent / June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Perfect Descent: Auto Belay Supplier to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

History is in the making as the inaugural class of climbing athletes get ready to take the stage at the Tokyo Olympic Games. With its preferred status as the Official Auto Belay Supplier to IFSC World Cup Competition, Perfect Descent has been named as Sole Auto Belay Supplier for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Look for…

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Olympics Deferred

By Perfect Descent / May 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Olympics Deferred

By: Sean McColl, Olympic Rock Climber (CAN) August 2019 – Seven months before shutdown I had just flown home from the World Championships where I qualified for The 2020 Olympic Games. My friends threw me a surprise party and everything was going as planned. I was lucky enough to qualify in the first round of…

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Interval Training with PD®

By Perfect Descent / April 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Interval Training with PD®

With PD® Athlete, Kai Lightner Professional athlete and Perfect Descent climber Kai Lightner gives us a sneak peek into his daily training routine.  Kai breaks down his interval strategy for building strength and endurance to prepare for hard lead climbing projects.  Kai entered his first competition at six years old and never stopped climbing. A twelve-time…

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Becoming an Olympian

By Perfect Descent / March 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Becoming an Olympian

By: Sean McColl, Olympic Rock Climber (CAN) I have wanted to qualify and compete at the Olympic Games before I can remember, I remember waking up in the morning and just watching the Olympics day after day with my family. I was raised in a sporting world and found climbing at the age of 10.…

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young man clipped into perfect descent auto belay for competition

Q&A with Kai Lightner

By Perfect Descent / October 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Q&A with Kai Lightner

When and how did you get started climbing? Even though I didn’t begin climbing in a gym until I was 6, I stayed in trouble for climbing things WELL before then. From climbing over baby gates in our house (before I could walk) to eating lunch on the basketball hoop in our driveway, my mother…

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