Hojer and Garnbret take the gold in a final full of epic moments

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The biggest world cup ever ended on a very high note, with a final that offered lots of memorable moments. The route setters walked a thin line that ended up working in part due to the creativity of the climbers involved.

Yuri Novitskiy, Cornered | Sunday Sends

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Let’s revisit an ascent from the 2013 edition of the Munich WC (since I’m in town to cover this year’s event). We gonna see Russian climber Yuri Novitskiy thinking outside the box and finding his own way to the top.

Results | Munich Bouldering World Cup 2017

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Jan Hojer and Janja Garnbret have won the 2017 Munich Bouldering World Cup. Shauna Coxsey, Tomoa Narasaki, Akiyo Noguchi and Taisei Ishimatsu completed the podium.

Semifinals | Munich Bouldering World Cup 2017

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Stasa Gejo and Jan Hojer have won the European Bouldering Championships, that took part during the semifinal round in Munich. Alexey Rubtsov finished 10th in the World Cup which means that Jongwon Chon is the Overall Champion.

Qualifiers | Munich Bouldering World Cup 2017


Demanding problems, heat, and a very long qualifying round in Munich. Fujii, Chon, Nonaka and Garnbret lead the board. Watabe didn’t make finals and can’t be overall champion.

Preview | Munich Bouldering World Cup and European Championships


The Bouldering World Cup season comes to an end this weekend in Munich. The Bavarian capital will host the biggest IFSC World Cup ever, with 292 climbers on the starting list. This event will decide the male overall title as well as the European Championships.

The European Bouldering Champs format explained

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The upcoming Bouldering World Cup in Munich will also serve as European Bouldering Championship. The solution to accommodate that second competition in a World Cup can be a bit confusing and it has been surrounded by controversy. In this video, I try to explain it all as clearly as possible.

Miho Nonaka, Newborn Star | Sunday Sends

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This Sunday we witness Japanese star Miho Nonaka making her way to her first World Cup final. It was in Innsbruck, back in 2014. She was just 16 years old.

Slovenian Gold for Sean McColl | Sunday Sends

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Let’s go back to Log-Dragomer 2013, where Canadian star Sean McColl won his first gold medal in a senior bouldering comp. Sean knew he needed to flash M4, and he didn’t fail.

Tamara Kuznetsova: No Surrender | Sunday Sends

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In this edition of Sunday Sends we go back to Paris 2012 to witness Tamara Kuznetsova’s determination in the face of a very frustrating move. Doing well in international comps requires not only the physical attributes but a strong mental game too.