Miho Nonaka and Jongwon Chon win the China Open

The China Open, an international climbing event organized by the Chinese Mountaineering Asociation along with the IFSC, took place last week in Guangzhou, China. The competition was broadcasted live on National TV (sadly just in China and not online for the rest of us) and had many international stars competing.

Cool problems from Phoenix and Cologne

Here you have some highlights from the 2017 editions of the Desert Classic (Focus Climbing Center, Phoenix) and Blockfight (Arena Vertikal, Cologne). Super cool setting, watch this and you gonna be training hard today.

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 […]

Do boulderers have it easier in the combined format?

This season we’ve witnessed a bunch of bouldering specialists competing in Lead World Cups. Tomoa Narasaki managed to win two silver medals. Jan Hojer, Shauna Coxsey, Kokoro Fujii and Jongwon Chon made finals and others like Alexey Rubtsov or Jeremy Bonder also took part in lead events. Is it easier for boulderers to transition in […]

Anna Stöhr, Local Hero | Sunday Sends

Anna Stöhr is one of the best competition climbers ever. 45 medals (including 22 golds) testify how impressive her performance has been over more than a decade competing at the highest level. And her results outdoors are jaw-dropping too, just last week she climbed her second V14 | 8B+. Let’s go back to 2014 to […]

GuiGui Mondet, Flying in Vail | Sunday Sends

Guillaume Glairon-Mondet has always been an excellent dynoer. Let’s go back to Vail 2014 to watch him flash the first problem in the final, a run-and-jump that required a lot of coordination.

Tsukuru Hori, A Bold Move | Sunday Sends

This Sunday we take a look at a bold flash by Japanese climber Tsukuru Hori, who during the qualifying round of the World Cup of 2016 in Meiringen, Switzerland, decided to skip a hold and jump straight to the top.

Jonatan Flor and Itziar Zabala, 2017 Spanish Bouldering Champions

Last weekend, Barcelona hosted the 2017 Spanish Bouldering Championships. Jonatan Flor defended his title while Itziar Zabala, who had already won the national cup in 2015, won her first national championship.

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+ | […]

Video: Shauna Coxsey & Leah Crane in California

Five Ten and Bear Cam bring us this cool video that follows British crushers Shauna Coxsey and Leah Crane on a visit to California. If you are curious about their training and wanna get to know them a bit better don’t miss it!