Hard sends in Japan by Murai, Amma, Chon and Ondra

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A triple ascent of an 8C highball, a near flash of an 8B+ and a repetition of a long, horizontal 8C roof problem. Let’s catch up with some of the hard ascents Japan has seen lately.

Hard ascents in Switzerland by Amma and Khazanov

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After competing in Adidas Rockstars, Japanese star Sachi Amma and Israeli young gun Alex Khazanov, headed to Switzerland, where they have made some impressive ascents, including three 1-day ascents of V14’s and the repetition of Ill Trill 8B+/C.

Bouldering Digest – 25 May 2013

Paul Robinson on The Ice Knife

After so many comps we have a lot of real-rock news to catch up with. In the USA Woods and Robinson have been repeating and establishing hard problems. Also, a really cool video on the adventures of Dave Graham and some other bouldering news… Let’s get this started!

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.