The World Cup continues in Japan! Hachioji 2018 Preview

After a short break, the 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup continues in Japan. Hachioji, located to the west of Tokyo, will host the 5th event of the season. The massive Japanese team will be in the spotlight and Shauna Coxsey will be competing again.

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Great interview with Shauna Coxsey

“Your mindset and how you deal with things is a choice”

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Video: Alex Puccio sending New Base Line 8B+ | V14 and Riverbed 8B | V13

Last summer Alex Puccio went on a rampage in Magic Wood, Switzerland. In a couple of trips, she sent a lot of double-digits including 2 8B’s and an 8B+. Now Frictionlabs has released a video with her ascents of New Base Line 8B+ | V15 and Riverbed 8B | V13. Enjoy!

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Only he could top this! | Sunday Sends

Let’s warm-up for the upcoming IFSC World Cup in Japan with a top from a Japanese star during a comp on Japanese soil. Only one climber out of 33 managed to get this top!

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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!

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Lots of pinching and a tricky ending! | Sunday Sends

This week we celebrate Alex Khazanov’s gold medal in Tai’an by reviewing one of his tops from Vail 2017. A powerful problem with lots of pinches and a spicy last move.

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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.

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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.

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The Circus is in Town! Sunday Sends

In this episode of Sunday Sends we gonna look back at a problem from Innsbruck 2016. A good example of what’s usually called “Circus Climbing”. And while it is true that it would be difficult to find a move like that on real rock, the World Cups have more than their fair share of this […]

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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.

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