Video: Training with Paul Robinson

American boulderer Paul Robinson shares some of his indoor training, focusing mostly on campus exercises. He’s getting ready for his goal for the upcoming season, Bügeleisen sit, V16 | 8C+ V15 | 8C in Austria first climbed by Nalle Hukkataival.

Alex Puccio keeps sending hard in Switzerland

The Puccio train keeps on rolling. After her victory in Adidas Rockstars, she went back to Magic Wood, Switzerland, where she had already sent New Base Line, her 4th V14 | 8B+ problem. In the last days, she has climbed a couple of V13’s and a V12.

Alex Khazanov crushing in Magic Wood: Practice of the Wild and New Base Line

Here’s a video of Israeli climber Alex Khazanov in Magic Wood, Switzerland, repeating New Base Line (8B+ | V14) and Practice of the Wild (which he considers to sit at the lower end of the 8C | V15 range).

Video: Alma Bestvater sending Charity Bouldern, 8B | V13

Courtesy of Klettermafia, here’s a video of Alma Bestvater’s ascent of Charity Bouldern, graded 8B | V13, in Silvretta, Austria.

Alma Bestvater climbs Charity Bouldern, 8B | V13

German climber Alba Bestvater has climbed her first 8B-graded boulder problem, Charity Bouldern in Silvretta, Austria.

The sendage continues in Rocklands

The hard ascents in Rocklands keep piling. After the repetitions of Monkey Wedding, hard First Ascents, 8B+ Flashes, and female 8B repetitions… now Nalle Hukkataival and Shawn Raboutou have repeated, and upgraded, Jimmy Webb’s KhoiKhoi. Meanwhile Jakob Schubert has been busy sending 70 double-digits (including 2 V13 flashes).

Video gems: Toru Nakajima on Lucid Dreaming

Here’s a wonderful video documenting Toru Nakajima’s ascent of Lucid Dreaming, the V15 line opened by Paul Robinson in Bishop, California. Nakajima did the 4th ascent of the problem in February of this year, during his third visit to work on the line.

Video Gems: Alex Khazanov sending Monkey Wedding 8C | V15

Here’s the uncut footage of Alex Khazanov’s repetition of Monkey Wedding, a super-hard Rocklands classic opened by Fred Nicole back in 2002. Enjoy.

Uncharted Lines Movie Review

Here’s a review of Paul Robinson’s latest movie, Uncharted Lines. A movie about the exploration of new bouldering areas and the process of opening new lines. Robison side, it features Jimmy Webb, Chris Sharma, Meagan Martin, Daniel Woods, Beto Rocasolano, Nicco Ceria, Pol Roca…

Psicobloc and V14 Flashes | OnB Digest 30/07/2017

The biggest Deep Water Soloing comp in the World, a V14 flash… let’s catch up with the latest bouldering news!