Adidas Rockstars 2016 | Semifinals

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It’s mantle time in Stuttgart! 5 of the 8 problems had to be topped out! Lots of pressing, lots of falls and lots of frustration. The women had the worst part, their problems were very hard and some of them made finals with just one top!

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Adidas Rockstars 2016 | Qualifiers

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The first round of Adidas Rockstars has been full of dynamic and fun problems. The atmosphere is that of a big party and everyone seem to be having a good time, but some of the main “rockstars” failed to make semis.

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Adidas Rockstars 2016 | Preview

Did you think that we were done with the world-class bouldering? Not yet. The IFSC bouldering season may have ended with the World Championships in Paris but we still have one more super-comp in store: Adidas Rockstars.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Female Results

Petra Klingler is the new Bouldering World Champion. The Swiss powerhouse secured the title in a tight, exciting and emotional final. Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi completed the podium.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Male Results

Tomoa Narasaki is the new Bouldering World Champion. The young Japanese secured the title in a tense and spectacular final. Adam Ondra and Manu Cornu completed the podium.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Female Semifinal

Japan won’t stop crushing! Noguchi and Nonaka lead the board after a female semifinal full of, again, very hard problems (but still easier than the ones the males suffered).

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Male Semifinal

Very hard problems in the semifinal round for the men. A flash and 3 quick tops were enough to make it to the final round. Great results for the French Team, which has 3 climbers in the top 6.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Female Qualifiers

Another good round in Paris with spot-on difficulty. Almost all the favorites made it through to semis, with Fanny Gibert being the most painful exception. Japan keeps dominating: Akiyo Noguchi and Miho Nonaka are tied in 1st position.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Male Qualifiers

Good qualifying round for the men in Paris. Very doable problems, of styles ranging from pure power to technical slabs. Most of them full of risky moves. Great results for the Japanese and French teams.

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2016 Bouldering World Championships | Preview

The grand finale of the IFSC Bouldering Season is here. This week Paris is hosting the Climbing World Championships and it will be the biggest event of the year.

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