The Pursuit of Happiness, first 8B | V13 by Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

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British climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk is on a rock trip in South Africa, where she has climbed her first 8B-graded boulder, The Pursuit of Happiness, in the area of Redhill, close to Cape Town.

Jen Randall: Projecting Mina

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Last December Light Shed Pictures released Project Mina, a climbing documentary about British climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk. It is quite a unique film that touches all aspects of Mina’s climbing career, from the hard indoor training to rock climbing and the high-pressure environment of international competitions.

Tierra Boulder Battle 2013

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk during the Tierra Boulder Battle

Alex Puccio won with clear authority the 2013 edition of the Tierra Boulder Battle.

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 – 3 March 2013

Best of British

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.

More bouldering comps this weekend

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After the ABS Nationals in the USA and the Japanese Bouldering Championship, this weekend is time for the ABS 14 Youth Nationals and the 2013 CWIF. The French Bouldering Championships are also on the horizon.

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 – 9 December 2012

The bouldering wall for the Slovenian Championship

The 2012 Slovenian Bouldering champions are Jernej Kruder and Mina Markovic. 4th National Championship in a row for Jernej. Mina also won the Lead Championship. Picture taken from the Slovenian Climbing Team Facebook page.   The Spanish Bouldering Cup ended last Saturday. The overall winners are Ignasi Tarrazona and Berta Martín. There’s a good recap and some […]