FOUR girls are climbing their way to success.
Georgia Mills, Ellen Howarth, Holly McKenzie-Barnes and Niamh Wilkins have all made it through to the finals of the British Youth Climbing Series climbing wall competition.
They all successfully came through the regional heats, which were held in Leeds and York.
Georgia, 10, a pupil at Marsden Junior School, came third in the qualifying competition.
Mum Emma said: “Georgia just loves it.
“And it’s great because she’d only just gone up into the higher age range.
“She didn’t really expect to do so well in the competition so quickly.
“It’s amazing that four girls from this area have all made it through to the finals.
“They’re representing Yorkshire and have all done so well.”
Ellen Howarth, aged 12, a pupil of Honley High School, only started climbing last September but has already made it through to the finals.
She trains at the Leeds climbing wall.
Her mum Kathy said she was very excited about getting to the competition finals.
Holly Mackenzie-Barnes, 12, a pupil at Salendine Nook High School, came first in the regional competition.
Dad David said she has enjoyed climbing for four years.
Niamh Wilkins, aged nine, of Birkby is a pupil at St Patrick’s Primary School in George Avenue.
She came first in the eight-10-year-old age range category.
Dad Simon said she was absolutely thrilled by the win and had taken her competition trophy into school for classmates to see..
The British Youth Climbing Series finals will take place in Edinburgh on Saturday June 12.