David Firnenburg and Monika Retschy, 2017 German Bouldering Champions

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David Firnenburg and Monika Retschy have won the 2017 German Bouldering Champions that took place over the last 2 days in Berlin. Jan Hojer, Frederike Fell, Max Priz and Afra Hönig completed the podium.

Dmitry Sharafutdinov and Ekaterina Kipryanova, 2017 Russian Bouldering Champions

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This past week Russia celebrated its climbing nationals, including the 3 IFSC disciplines (speed, lead, and bouldering). Over 4 days the best climbers in the country competed in the city of Ufa. Dmitry Sharafutdinov secured his 10th National title and Ekaterina Kipryanova her 2nd.

Lots of news to catch up with! OnBouldering Digest 24/05/2017

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A lot has happened since the last Digest! Let’s play catch up with the latest bouldering news!

Anna Stöhr and Kilian Fischhuber, 2017 Austrian Champions

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Bouldering superstars Anna Stöhr and Kilian Fischhuber have won, yet again, the Austrian Bouldering Nationals, hosted this past weekend in Waidhofen, Lower Austria.

The Rock Ljubljana Live!

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If you need your fix of World Cup style bouldering don’t miss Triglav The Rock, an open event that will also have some of the best boulderers on the planet as invited stars. The final takes place this evening in Ljubljana and will be streamed live.

Granite and plastic in Melloblocco 2017

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The biggest outdoor bouldering meeting/competition/party on the planet, Melloblocco, took place last weekend in Val Masino, Northern Italy. More than 2000 climbers took part in this edition, which also included the Italian Bouldering Championship.

Why didn’t Chon get the top in Chongqing? How to identify the TOP

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Last Sunday, during the final in Chongqing, Jongwon Chon had to climb M4 twice, since the first time he didn’t match properly. Identifying the top hold is quite easy, but in the heat of the moment, anyone can make a costly mistake. Let’s analyze what happened with Chon and the top of M4.

Meiringen Bouldering World Cup 2017 | Preview

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The 2016 IFSC Bouldering World Cup is finally here. Meiringen, an alpine town in the middle of Switzerland will host the first event, starting this Friday. It’s time to see all the international stars back on the competition wall.

No more livestreaming on YouTube, the IFSC joins FloClimbing

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The International Federation of Sport Climbing has just announced a deal with FloClimbing, a subscription-based live streaming website, to offer live coverage of all competitions. For the next 3 years, there will be no free streaming on youtube.

Studio Bloc Masters, Woods in the WC, National titles, Female V14’s… OnBouldering Digest

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Let’s catch up with some of the bouldering new of the moment. I’m experimenting with a new format to offer quick weekly videos covering the current affairs of international bouldering. Tons of links below the video!