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.

Tour de Bloc, TNF Boulder Masters, Hard ascents in Japan… OnBouldering Digest 19/04/17

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We have a lot of bouldering news to catch up with! Comps in Europe, Canada and South America and hard ascents all over the world. Tons of links below the video!

Jongwon Chon wins La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

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Jongwon Chon, the young star from South Korea, has won the 6th edition of La Sportiva Legends Only with a perfect performance, 5 tops in 5 attempts. Kokoro Fujii and Alex Megos placed second and third.

Talking with the protagonists | La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

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To warm up before the event, here you have some interviews with the people involved in La Sportiva Legends Only 2016: The climbers, the setters, the organizer and an absolute legend from the good old days, Jerry Moffatt.

Preview | La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

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The most exclusive competition of the season is around the corner. La Sportiva Legends Only takes place this Saturday in Stockholm. 5 of the best boulderers on the planet will have 3 tries to send 5 very hard problems.

Teaser: La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

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Here’s a short clip to get you psyched for one of the most special events of the season: La Sportiva Legends Only. As always, the line-up is mind-blowing: Jimmy Webb, Rustam Gelmanov, Kokoro Fujii, Alex Megos, Jongwon Chon and Tomoa Narasaki.

Jorg Verhoeven repeats The Wheel of Life

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Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven has repeated what’s probably the most famous line in Australia: The Wheel of Life, a massive linkage of several roof boulder problems in Hollow Mountain Cave in the Grampians.

Get ready for The CWIF 2015

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The Climbing Works International Festival will take place this weekend in Sheffield, England. A stellar team of routesetters will prepare tens of problems for the hundreds of climbers that will take part in this 9th edition.

Alex Megos, third ascent of Lucid Dreaming V15

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German climber Alex Megos has managed to repeat Paul Robinson’s Lucid Dreaming V15 (8C). This is the third ascent of the problem, which features some of the most difficult individual moves ever climbed.

Climbing With The Stars: La Sportiva Legends Only 2014

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Tomorrow 6 of the best boulderers on the planet will take part in the most exclusive comp of the year: La Sportiva Legends Only. Adam Ondra, Daniel Woods, Jernej Kruder, Jan Hojer, Jimmy Webb and Alex Megos will face 5 extremely hard problems (~ V12 | 8A+ to ~ V14 | 8B+) in Stockholm’s Klättercentret.