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.

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Chongqing 2018, some thoughts and a rant

Japan walked away from Chongqing with 3 medals more, including both golds. It was a spectacular final for Akiyo Noguchi and, unfortunately, an uneven one for the males. Here you have some thoughts about the comp (and a rant about the camerawork).

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A jaw-dropping move by Akiyo Noguchi | Sunday Sends

Akiyo Noguchi just won the World Cup in Chongqing, a perfect excuse to review an ascent from her previous World Cup victory, also in Chongqing but in 2015. During that event, she offered one of the most impressive displays of flexibility we’ve ever seen in a comp.

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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.

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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.

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Hard to start, hard to finish! | Sunday Sends

This week we gonna see Swiss powerhouse Cedric Lachat sending a problem with one of the most difficult starting moves ever. It was the hardest problem in the semifinal of Log Dragomer 2013.

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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!

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The route setters didn’t expect that! | Sunday Sends

This Sunday we gonna go back to the World Cup of 2012 in Munich. There, Russian climber Olga Iakovleva outsmarted the setters and found a clever way to top a qualifying problem by skipping most of it and going straight to the top.

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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.

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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.

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