Lots of pinching and a tricky ending! | Sunday Sends

This week we celebrate Alex Khazanov’s gold medal in Tai’an by reviewing one of his tops from Vail 2017. A powerful problem with lots of pinches and a spicy last move.

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The Rock Ljubljana, World-class bouldering live from Slovenia

Ljubljana hosts today the second edition of The Rock. International stars from 7 different countries will take part in the final, which will follow the IFSC bouldering format.

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V13’s by Faus and Puccio

Isabelle Faus and Alex Puccio are two of the stronger outdoor boulderers on the planet. In the last month both have added new V13-graded boulders to their legendary ticklists.

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The Circus is in Town! Sunday Sends

In this episode of Sunday Sends we gonna look back at a problem from Innsbruck 2016. A good example of what’s usually called “Circus Climbing”. And while it is true that it would be difficult to find a move like that on real rock, the World Cups have more than their fair share of this […]

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Qualifiying Highlights from Tai’an

The qualifying round in Tai’an has been a huge success for the Japanese team, they have a total of 17 climbers in semis. Jongwon Chon came back strong and sits in 3rd place.

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Second World Cup in China | Tai’an 2018 Preview

The Asian Tour continues; the fourth IFSC Bouldering World Cup of 2018 will take place this weekend in the Chinese city of Tai’an. The participants are gonna be practically the same as in Chongqing with the addition of the Sourth Korean Team, Jongwon Chon included.

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Chongqing 2018, some thoughts and a rant

Japan walked away from Chongqing with 3 medals more, including both golds. It was a spectacular final for Akiyo Noguchi and, unfortunately, an uneven one for the males. Here you have some thoughts about the comp (and a rant about the camerawork).

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A jaw-dropping move by Akiyo Noguchi | Sunday Sends

Akiyo Noguchi just won the World Cup in Chongqing, a perfect excuse to review an ascent from her previous World Cup victory, also in Chongqing but in 2015. During that event, she offered one of the most impressive displays of flexibility we’ve ever seen in a comp.

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Double gold for Japan, Noguchi and Fujii win in Chongqing

Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii won the 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Chongqing. Miho Nonaka, Sean McColl, Stasa Gejo and Alexey Rubtsov completed the podium.

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The Asian Tour begins! | Chongqing 2018 Preview

After a two-week break, the 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup continues with the first competition of the Asian tour, which will include two events in China and one in Japan. The first stop, the massive city of Chongqing.

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