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 […]

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USA and Canada dominate the PanAmerican Youth Championships

The USA and Canada dominated the PanAmerican Youth Championships, held in Canada at the beginning of the month. Climbers from different countries of the American continent gathered in the city of Montreal to compete in all 3 IFSC disciplines (plus the combined format). The USA and Canada took all the bouldering medals, with the USA winning […]

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Video: My Process, with Toru Nakajima

Another cool video following Toru Nakajima. If you liked the video covering his ascent of Lucid Dreaming V15 | 8C, don’t miss this one about his personal approach to climbing.

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Paul Robinson, sendfest in Maltatal

American crusher Paul Robinson has been on a mission in the Austrian bouldering area of Maltatal. He had the goal of repeating the mythical line Bügeleisen. Although the weather conditions prevented him from repeating it from the sit start (8C | V15), he did the standing start along with some other super hard lines.

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Video: Giuliano Cameroni climbing Hazel Grace 8C | V15

Back in August, Swiss climber Giuliano Cameroni opened a super hard boulder in Gottardo, Switzerland, calling it Hazel Grace and proposing the grade of 8C | V15. Here’s the video of the ascent:

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8B Flash by Luca Rinaldi

Italian climber Luca Rinaldi has pulled off his first flash of an 8B | V13 boulder. The line was Blinded by the Light, located in Brione, Switzerland.

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Hukkataival repeats two of Squamish’s hardest problems

Finnish climber Nalle Hukkataival has been bouldering in Squamish (British Columbia, Canada) and he has pulled off the first repetition of The Singularity, a very hard line that stood unrepeated for more than a decade. Here it is, on video, along with an ascent of The Reckoning V14 | 8B+, another of Squamish’s hardest boulders.

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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 […]

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Penrose step, second V14 | 8B+ for Anna Stöhr

Austrian star Anna Stöhr has climbed Penrose step, in Leavenworth, Washington. This is her second V14 | 8B+ after New Baseline, which she climbed back in April.

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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.

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