2 ascents out of 30 climbers! Thomas Tauporn, Munich 2013 | Sunday Sends

Thomas Tauporn was one of the route setters for the Bundesliga final that took place yesterday. He stopped competing internationally in 2014, but back in the day, he had very good results both in lead and in bouldering comps. Let’s see him flashing the hardest problem in the qualifying round of the 2013 Munich Bouldering […]

Sachi Amma, On Eggshells | Sunday Sends

Japanese star Sachi Amma is, obviously, a killer when it comes to lead climbing. He has won 29 medals in World Cups and has been Overall Champion 2 times. But back in the day, he did a few bouldering events and proved that he can crush boulders too. This Sunday we gonna see him climbing […]

Melissa Le Neve, Don’t Let Go | Sunday Sends

French star Melissa Le Neve may have retired from the World Cups, but she’s still climbing as hard as ever. Two weeks ago she won the Bloc Shop Open, in Montreal, ahead of climbers like Alannah Yip or Alex Puccio. Outdoors, over the last year, she climbed her first 8B | V13 and 8B+ | […]

Alex Puccio, Out of Balance | Sunday Sends

Since Alex Puccio seems to be doing super well both in comps and on rock, let’s revisit one of her tops from 2013, a technical problem from the World Cup in Log Dragomer, Slovenia.

Yuri Novitskiy, Cornered | Sunday Sends

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.

European Bouldering Championship 2013 – Results

Anna Stöhr and Kilian Fischhuber after winning the European Bouldering Championship

Anna Stöhr and Kilian Fischhuber have won the European Bouldering Championship. For Fischhuber this is his first championship ever. Mina Markovic, Dmitry Sharafutdinov, Mélanie Sandoz and Jakob Schubert completed the podium.

European Bouldering Championship 2013 – Semifinals

Jorg Verhoven climbing during the semifinals

The Top 6 climbers that will battle for the European Championship have been decided this morning in Endhoven. Some favorites have missed the train, some underdogs are still standing.

European Bouldering Championship 2013 – Qualifiers

Vera Zijlstra celebrating after solving WQA3

The first round of the European Bouldering Championship took place today in Eindhoven. Hard problems for the women and noticeably easier ones for the men. Some surprises in the results but not that many; athletes are giving their 100%, they know in a championship there’s no room for error.

2013 European Bouldering Championship – Preview

2013 European Bouldering Championship Banner

The Bouldering World Cup may be over, but European Boulderers have one more day marked in their calendars. This next Saturday the European Bouldering Championship kicks off in Eindhoven. The last chance of the year to witness Old Continent’s cream of the crop under one roof.

2013 Munich Bouldering World Cup – Finals

Dmitry Sharafutdinov getting ready to climb

The sky finally cleared up in Munich and sunset light hit the wall as some of the best boulderers in the world battled for the last medals of the season. In the end, Rei Sugimoto got his first gold medal ever and Anna Stöhr, in a legendary streak, won her 7th world cup of 2013.