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!

Dai Koyamada opens Nayuta, V16 | 8C+ proposal in Japan

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Japanese legend Dai Koyamada continues putting up new lines at the cutting edge of bouldering difficulty. On the 4th of May, he climbed his latest (and hardest according to him) project. Nayuta is a 27-move problem located in Gero, Japan.

Hard climbs by Rocasolano and Koyamada

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Braving the high temperatures in the Northern hemisphere Alberto Rocasolano and Dai Koyamada have been able to add new hard ascents to their impressive resumes. An 8C repetition for the Spaniard and a new V14|15 for the Japanese.

8C’s for Koyamada and Murai

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Japan is on fire! After the hard ascents we talked about last week, Dai Koyamada has added a new 8C | V15 first ascent to his already impressive resume. And another of Koyamada’s creations, Vanitas (also 8C), has been repeated by Ryuichi Murai.

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.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 1 April 2013

Nagao on Hydrangea 8C | V15

We bring you results from the Military Winter World Games, four 8C | V15, two mind-blowing flashes, and a ton of content from Chongqing’s Bouldering World Cup. Oh, and this week we’ll have our second Bouldering World Cup of the year while Canada crowns its Bouldering Champions.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 17 February 2013

Traversi climbing Meadowlark Lemon

This week is all about hard problems climbed on real rock. Big names climbing big grades all over the globe. We also have some competition results and, as always, a bunch of bouldering videos to get you psyched.

Weekly Digest – 30 December 2012

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Midnight Lightning

Hard boulders have been sent in 3 continents: Toru Nakajima has done the second ascent of Tokoyo 8C | V15 in Kasagi, Japan. The problem was put up by Dai Koyamada last year. Source: 8a.nu Also in Japan and also a Dai Koyamada’s problem: Toshi Takeuchi has done Agartha 8B+ | V14 in Toyota. Here’s a really nice […]

Weekly Digest – 16 December 2012

Nacho Sánchez in Zarzafar 8B+ | V14

James Webb has joined the super-exclusive club of V13 Flashers by sending “Roses and Blue Jays” (8B | V13) on his first try. Here’s a video of  Rob D’Anastasio sending that problem. Alex Johnson has flashed Luminance 7C | V9 in Bishop, California. Luminance is a pretty intimidating highball first climbed by Shawn Diamond in 2008. […]