Rustam Gelmanov, Crusher in Laval | Sunday Sends

Russian star Rustam Gelmanov offered a stellar performance during the 2014 IFSC World Cup in Laval, France. Let’s revisit the first problem in the final, which only Rustam could top.

Miho Nonaka, Newborn Star | Sunday Sends

This Sunday we witness Japanese star Miho Nonaka making her way to her first World Cup final. It was in Innsbruck, back in 2014. She was just 16 years old.

Adam Ondra Interview – World Champion x 2

Right after he secured his second Climbing World Championships title, we catched up with Czech superstar Adam Ondra. Here’s a video interview.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Results

Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm are the new World Champions in Bouldering. The finals were really exciting, with both titles being decided with the last climber trying the last problem.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Semifinals

We’ve had a great semifinal round in Munich. The problems were hard (2 flashes were a direct ticket to finals) but doable, all of them were solved by more than one climber. Two big surprises: Kilian Fischhuber is out and Michaela Tracy is in finals.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Women’s Qualifiers

A warm, sunny day and a big crowd awaited the 80 women that took part in the qualifying round. Great Britain’s Michaela Tracy offered an impressive performance and goes to semis in first place, tied with Alex Puccio, who also looked in top shape.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Men’s Qualifiers

Hard problems in the men’s qualifying round. Out of 112 climbers only 58 managed to get a top. The big surprise is that Rustam Gelmanov is in 21st place, out of semifinals.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Preview

This Thursday the most important bouldering competition of the year kicks off in Munich. The spectacular Olympic Stadium will host the IFSC Bouldering World Championships.

Udo Neumann on the 2014 World Cup

Udo Neumann

Right after the award ceremony in Laval we spoke with Udo Neumann. The German coach shared his thoughts on why Jan Hojer and Akiyo Noguchi are the 2014 Overall Champions and talked about route setting, the performance of the German Team and the challenges the IFSC faces.

2014 Laval Bouldering World Cup – Results

Akiyo Noguchi has won in Laval and has secured the overall title ahead of Shauna Coxsey and Anna Stöhr. On male’s side Rustam Gelmanov has got the gold medal.