Asian Bouldering Championships: 5 more medals for Japan

The Japanese team continues with his amazing results, last weekend they won 5 medals (2 golds, 2 silvers, and a bronze) during the Asian Championships in Teheran. Kokoro Fujii and Akiyo Noguchi were the winners. Japan also won 5 medals in Lead, including both golds.

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Lead without the rope: Free Solo Masters in Lienz

Tomorrow the Austrian city of Lienz will host the Free Solo Masters, in which climbers will make their way up an 18 meters (59 feet) wall without the use of ropes (a massive inflatable mat will catch their falls).

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Alex Khazanov crushing in Magic Wood: Practice of the Wild and New Base Line

Here’s a video of Israeli climber Alex Khazanov in Magic Wood, Switzerland, repeating New Base Line (8B+ | V14) and Practice of the Wild (which he considers to sit at the lower end of the 8C | V15 range).

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“My mental game is a lot stronger” | Alex Puccio interview

Here’s an interview with American climber Alex Puccio, recorded right after the super final in Stuttgart. She talks about her outlook on competitions, her victory in Adidas Rockstars and her plans for the future. Enjoy!

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Megan Mascarenas, Toehooks galore | Suday Sends

Given that we’ve just enjoyed the 2017 edition of Adidas Rockstars, in this episode of Sunday Sends we gonna review a problem from Adidas Rockstars, but from 2015. We’ll watch American crusher Megan Mascarenas making a semifinal problem look pretty easy.

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Semifinals | Adidas Rockstars 2017

The semifinal round presented much harder problems than yesterday’s qualification, especially on the male side. Japan got really good results and has 6 climbers in the final. Noguchi and Rubtsov lead the board.

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Qualifiers | Adidas Rockstars 2017

Powerful and rather easy problems today. Climbers squeezed big pinches, toe hooked a lot and jumped around in a fun qualifying round. The big surprise is Stasa Gejo’s poor performance that landed her in 25th position, out of semis.

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Adidas Rockstars 2017 is here!

The 2017 edition of Adidas Rockstars, one of the most prestigious climbing competitions on the planet, starts tomorrow in Stuttgart, Germany. Many of the world’s best boulderers will be there, so don’t miss it!

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Jeremy Bonder, Volume Rider| Sunday Sends

Let’s revisit a problem from the 2015 IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado. We gonna see French climber Jeremy Bonder trying desperately to find the way to get on top of a volume in order to match on the top.

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Adam Ondra Against the Clock | Sunday Sends

This video was planned way before Adam’s ascent of Project Hard, but now it looks even more appropriate. In this edition of Sunday Sends (it was published on Sunday but I forgot to publish this post ;) we revisit the 2015 Euro Champs in Innsbruck. We gonna see Adam dealing with MB4.

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