Video: Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi in Bishop

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Don’t miss this awesome video from The North Face, covering Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi’s visit to the tall boulders of Bishop, California. We don’t get that many chances to see this two guys outside of the comp environment, climbing on real rock in a more relaxed atmosphere, so this is a quite unique document.

Hueco Rock Rodeo 2016 – Sendfest in Texas

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The 23rd edition of the Hueco Rock Rodeo gathered more than a hundred climbers, a bunch of World-Class boulderers included. Alex Puccio and Jakob Schubert won the open competition ahead of Jule Wurm, Jan Hojer, Akiyo Noguchi and Sam Davis.

Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii 2016 Japan Champions

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Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii took the title in The Japanese Bouldering Championships that took place last weekend. The podium was completed by Miho Nonaka, Rei Sugimoto, Tomoko Kajima and Makoto Yamauchi.

Adidas Rockstars 2015 | Finals highlights video

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Here’s our full summary of the Adidas Rockstars 2015 finals. Showing every single problem including the superfinals.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Semifinals

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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.

Udo Neumann on the 2014 World Cup

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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.

2013 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Results

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The sixth Bouldering World Cup of the Season is over. The Austrian Golden Couple (TM) Kilian Fischhuber and Anna Stöhr have won yet another gold medal. Jorg Verhoeven, Akiyo Noguchi, Jakob Schubert and Alex Puccio completed the podium.

2013 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup Finals

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The first IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the season is over. Sharafutdinov and Stöhr took the gold with very solid performances. Schubert – Oda and Hori – Puccio completed the podium. Let’s do a quick review of the comp.

Chongqing Bouldering World Cup – Preview

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The IFSC Bouldering World Cup kicks off this weekend in Chongqing, a city in the Middle of China with about 7 million people. It is the second year in a row that Chongqing hosts a Bouldering World Cup.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 3 March 2013

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We have two weeks worth of news. Get ready for a lengthy post! Japan and the USA crowned their bouldering champions, the brits selected their team for the IFSC Bouldering World Cup, a bunch of girls did pretty well on hard boulders, Jan Hojer went on a sending rampage and so did Toru Nakajima.