What goes into running a World Cup | Matthias Keller interview

An IFSC World Cup is a massive event, with more than a hundred people involved and lots of moving parts to be coordinated. In this interview, Matthias Keller, organizer of the Munich event for many years, talks about what goes into running the biggest WC of the season.

Should she get the bonus?

During a competition held in F5 Climbing Center, Bangkok, it was decided, on the fly, that problem would have zone|bonus holds. But they didn’t decide how to award them. And that created some problems…

Climbing in a World Cup: a unique perspective | Sunday Sends

Climbing in a World Cup is quite different from climbing in pretty much any other situation. You don’t get to choose when or what to climb, you don’t get to decide how much to rest, and thousands of people are watching your every move. To get a better idea lets watch some uncut footage of […]

A ONE-ARMER to celebrate Bouldering World Championship finals!? Sunday Sends

Back in 2012, Jan Hojer was relatively unknown but he suddenly appeared in our radars when he made finals, in first place, during the World Champs in Paris. And he celebrated it with a proper display of power!

An old school problem for a certified ninja! Sunday Sends

Eric Lopez is of the strongest climbers in Spain, having been part of the national team since 2005 and becoming Youth World Champion in 2006. We gonna see him in action during the 2016 World Championships in Paris.

Big holds & powerful moves, what’s not to like? Sunday Sends

This week we gonna see Mina Leslie-Wujastyk flashing a pretty burly problem during the World Cup in Innsbruck in 2013. Mina doesn’t compete anymore, but back in the day, she was one of the strongest members of the UK Team.

The Lord of the Crimps is back! Sunday Sends

The second season of Sunday Sends is here and we gonna start by watching 3-times World Champion Dmitry Sharafutdinov flashing a problem that no other climber managed to top. Enjoy!

The Best of Sunday Sends Season 1

It’s hard to believe that the first episode of Sunday Sends was published more than a year ago! Dmitry Sharafutdinov was the first climber featured in the series with an impressive top from Munich 2014. Let’s review some of the best moments of the first season!

Bonus? I don’t need no stinking bonus! Sunday Sends

This Sunday we gonna review a bold ascent by Czech crusher Martin Stranik, who during the World Championships in Paris decided to go straight for the top, without touching the bonus at all.

Only Janja could climb this one! Sunday Sends

This Sunday we are going back to November of 2015, to La Sportiva Legends Only. That evening Janja Garnbret offered an incredible performance, climbing all 5 problems and winning way ahead of Anna Stöhr, Shauna Coxsey, Jule Wurm and Melissa Le Neve. We gonna see her topping the hardest problem of the night.