The Asian Tour begins! | Chongqing 2018 Preview

After a two-week break, the 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup continues with the first competition of the Asian tour, which will include two events in China and one in Japan. The first stop, the massive city of Chongqing.

Slovenia and Japan took over! 2018 Moscow IFSC Bouldering World Cup analysis

The Slovenian and Japanese teams left Russia with 3 medals each! The comp was full of jumps and powerful climbing, let’s analyze it round by round!

Narasaki and Garnbret claim the gold in Moscow

Tomoa Narasaki and Janja Garnbret have won the second bouldering World Cup of 2018. Jernej Kruder, Miho Nonaka, Gregor Vezonik and Akiyo Noguchi completed the podium.

The Bouldering World Cup continues, Moscow 2018 preview!

The Bouldering World Cup continues tomorrow in Moscow! With little time to rest since the spectacular final in Meiringen, the climbers are already in Russia, ready to face the second event of the season.

Highlights and thoughts from Meiringen 2018

The World Cup in Meiringen was a great way to start the IFSC season. Good route setting and an exciting final (despite some technical issues). Let’s review the comp before diving into the next one, which will take place this weekend in Moscow.

Meiringen 2018: Nonaka and Kruder take the gold in a great final

Miho Nonaka and Jernej Kruder have won the first Bouldering World Cup of 2018. Janja Garnbret, Tomoa Narasaki, Akiyo Noguchi and Alexey Rubtsov completed the podium.

Great semis in Meirigen. Schubert and Noguchi crushed!

We have our first World Cup finalists of the year! The semifinal in Meiringen had perfect difficulty, the problems were quite hard but all of them got topped. Great performances by Akiyo Noguchi and Jakob Schubert, who go to finals in first place.

The action has begun! Qualifiers in Meiringen

The IFSC has officially started! All day climbers have been fighting their way up the problems set by Laurent Laport and his team. While the results on the female side were quite predictable, the morning session left us with some surprises.

The first World Cup of 2018! Meiringen Preview

The 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup starts in a few hours in the Swiss town of Meiringen. More than two hundred climbers will take part, including all the favorites to the overall title. Don’t miss the big final on Saturday!

Penrose Step, V14 by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio has climbed her fourth V14 (8B+), Penrose Step, in Leavenworth, Washington state. Puccio was very close to climbing the problem about a year ago, when she fell from the top.