2014 Bouldering World Championships – Preview

This Thursday the most important bouldering competition of the year kicks off in Munich. The spectacular Olympic Stadium will host the IFSC Bouldering World Championships.

Udo Neumann on the 2014 World Cup

Udo Neumann

Right after the award ceremony in Laval we spoke with Udo Neumann. The German coach shared his thoughts on why Jan Hojer and Akiyo Noguchi are the 2014 Overall Champions and talked about route setting, the performance of the German Team and the challenges the IFSC faces.

2014 Laval Bouldering World Cup – Results

Akiyo Noguchi has won in Laval and has secured the overall title ahead of Shauna Coxsey and Anna Stöhr. On male’s side Rustam Gelmanov has got the gold medal.

2014 Laval Bouldering World Cup – Semifinals

Perfect difficulty in the semifinal round. Every single problem was solved but none of them was easy. The French team did impressively well and we’ll see 5 French climbers in finals. Noguchi and Coxsey are first and second, the overall title will be decided in the final round.

2014 Laval Bouldering World Cup – Qualifiers

Big news from the qualifying round in Laval: Jan Hojer has won the 2014 Bouldering World Cup. Dmitry Sharafutdinov had his worst result in a long time and couldn’t make semifinals. Predictable results on women’s side.

2014 Laval Bouldering World Cup – Preview

The 2014 Bouldering World Cup is about to end. And what an ending. The winners haven’t been decided yet. Jan Hojer, Dmitry Sharafutdinov, Akiyo Noguchi and Shauna Coxsey will fight for the overall title in the last world cup of the season, hosted in Laval, France.

2014 Haiyang Bouldering World Cup – Preview

The second to last Bouldering World Cup of the year kicks off tomorrow in Haiyang, Eastern China. Compared to previous competitions the starting list is a wasteland but the climbers fighting for the World Cup title will be there, so there’s a lot at stake and we can expect an exciting competition.

2014 Vail Bouldering World Cup – Finals

A massive crowd gathered in the alpine town of Vail, Colorado, to witness the final round of the 6th Bouldering World Cup of the year. In the end, Akiyo Noguchi and Dmitry Sharafutdinov won with authority, being the only ones capable of sending all the problems.

2014 Vail Bouldering World Cup – Results

Dmitry Sharafutdinov and Akiyo Noguchi have won the Vail Bouldering World Cup. Guillaume Glairon Mondet, Fanny Gibert, Sean McColl and Anna Stöhr completed the podiums.

2014 Vail Bouldering World Cup – Semifinals

Really tight semifinals in Vail. There were ties and a countback to the qualifying result was necessary to separate the top 6 (leaving Juliane Wurm in a painful 7th place). Megan Mascarenas, just 16 years old, will be representing the US in the final round.