Jan Hojer and Ji Min Jeong win the Spyder Han Gang DWS comp in Korea

Jan Hojer and Ji Min Jeong won the Spyder Han Gang Climbing Championships, a deep water soloing competition held in Seoul, South Korea. This was the third edition of the event and many international stars were present.

Reading material | 15/06/2018

Here you have some climbing-related articles that I found interesting and that you may have missed.

Kaddi Lehmann repeats Kryptos 8C | V15, becomes the second woman to climb the grade

German climber Kaddi Lehmann has become the second woman to climb a boulder graded 8C | V15, she has climbed Franz Widmer’s Kryptos, located near Balsthal, Switzerland.

Revenge of the veterans, Moroni and Noguchi win in Hachioji

In this age in which it looks like teenagers are crushing comps every weekend, a couple of seasoned veterans, Gabri Moroni and Akiyo Noguchi took the gold in Hachioji. Both were competing before the IFSC even existed!

Nico Ceria pays a productive visit to New Zealand

Italian climber Niccolo Ceria has been bouldering in the limestone area of Castle Hill, New Zealand. There he repeated several hard lines and did the first ascent of a couple of long-standing projects. And he flashed a V13!

The Rock Ljubljana, World-class bouldering live from Slovenia

Ljubljana hosts today the second edition of The Rock. International stars from 7 different countries will take part in the final, which will follow the IFSC bouldering format.

V13’s by Faus and Puccio

Isabelle Faus and Alex Puccio are two of the stronger outdoor boulderers on the planet. In the last month both have added new V13-graded boulders to their legendary ticklists.

Qualifiying Highlights from Tai’an

The qualifying round in Tai’an has been a huge success for the Japanese team, they have a total of 17 climbers in semis. Jongwon Chon came back strong and sits in 3rd place.

Second World Cup in China | Tai’an 2018 Preview

The Asian Tour continues; the fourth IFSC Bouldering World Cup of 2018 will take place this weekend in the Chinese city of Tai’an. The participants are gonna be practically the same as in Chongqing with the addition of the Sourth Korean Team, Jongwon Chon included.

Double gold for Japan, Noguchi and Fujii win in Chongqing

Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii won the 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Chongqing. Miho Nonaka, Sean McColl, Stasa Gejo and Alexey Rubtsov completed the podium.