Highlights from the TNF Boulder Masters 2018

The 2018 edition of The North Face Boulder Master took place in Chile last month. This is one of the most, if not the most, prestigious climbing competitions in Latin America and several international stars were present. Romo Malo brings us some highlights.

Highlights and thoughts from Meiringen 2018

The World Cup in Meiringen was a great way to start the IFSC season. Good route setting and an exciting final (despite some technical issues). Let’s review the comp before diving into the next one, which will take place this weekend in Moscow.

Was M3 illegal!? | IFSC Rules

During the final in Meiringen, some climbers did a downward jump on M3. The IFSC rules state the boulders can’t have downward jumps… so was M3 against the rules?

The most epic top in the World Cups? | Sunday Sends

During the World Cup of 2014 in Grindelwald, Switzerland, Japanese star Rei Sugimoto offered one of the most memorable and exciting attempts we’ve ever seen in a climbing competition. Let’s review it in honor of yesterday’s Swiss World Cup in Meiringen.

Meiringen 2018: Nonaka and Kruder take the gold in a great final

Miho Nonaka and Jernej Kruder have won the first Bouldering World Cup of 2018. Janja Garnbret, Tomoa Narasaki, Akiyo Noguchi and Alexey Rubtsov completed the podium.

Bonus vs. Zones, is there a difference?

If you watched bouldering live streams lately, you may have noticed that nobody talks about bonuses anymore. Now they all refer to that special, tie-breaking hold, as the zone. Why is that?

Great semis in Meirigen. Schubert and Noguchi crushed!

We have our first World Cup finalists of the year! The semifinal in Meiringen had perfect difficulty, the problems were quite hard but all of them got topped. Great performances by Akiyo Noguchi and Jakob Schubert, who go to finals in first place.

The action has begun! Qualifiers in Meiringen

The IFSC has officially started! All day climbers have been fighting their way up the problems set by Laurent Laport and his team. While the results on the female side were quite predictable, the morning session left us with some surprises.

The first World Cup of 2018! Meiringen Preview

The 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup starts in a few hours in the Swiss town of Meiringen. More than two hundred climbers will take part, including all the favorites to the overall title. Don’t miss the big final on Saturday!

Lots of volumes for Jule! | Sunday Sends

This week we gonna see World Champion Juliane Wurm climbing during the final in which she won her first gold medal, Innsbruck 2013. We gonna review the only problem that she couldn’t flash that evening. Enjoy!