Ondra and Saurwein, KO winners in Arco

Adam Ondra and Katharina Saurwein have won the Arco Rockmaster Bouldering KO Competition, held last week in Arco, northern Italy. The KO Bouldering Masters competition is part of the Arco Rockmaster Festival, that has been taking place for the last 30 years and includes many other climbing events.

Hard sends in Japan by Murai, Amma, Chon and Ondra

A triple ascent of an 8C highball, a near flash of an 8B+ and a repetition of a long, horizontal 8C roof problem. Let’s catch up with some of the hard ascents Japan has seen lately.

Video-gems: Ondra and Schubert working on White Noise

Last June, in the week between the World Cup in Toronto and the one in Vail, Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert went outdoor climbing in Colorado. Island.io has just released uncut footage of those two beasts working on White Noise (V14/15).

Adam Ondra flashes Jade V14 | 8B+

Adam Ondra has pulled off what is probably the hardest flash ever. He sent Jade (V14 | 8B+) in one attempt. During his short visit to Colorado he also flashed 2 problems graded V13 | 8B and sent White Noise (V15 | 8C).

Adam Ondra’s Mysterious Container

During the European Bouldering Championships in Innsbruck, the Czech superstar Adam Ondra was carrying some kind of liquid in an open container. What was it?

European Bouldering Championships 2015 – Aftermath

The European Bouldering Championship has been the perfect event to illustrate why this season may be the most interesting to date. It is very hard to tell who are the favorites; the famous guys are strong, but so is everyone else.

European Bouldering Championships 2015 – Results

Jule Wurm and Jan Hojer are the 2015 European Bouldering Champions. The podium was completed by Anna Stöhr, Adam Ondra, Katha Saurwein and Stefan Scarperi.

European Bouldering Championships 2015 – Semifinals

Really hard problems in the semifinal round in Innsbruck. Many big names are out, and we have a very unusual lineup for the finals.

Video-gems: Ondra and the hip-breaking mantle

The World Champion crimps his way up this hard-looking 8B | V13. When it seems like he has it in the bag, things get complicated. Luckily Ondra is not only strong but also flexible, and his hips and knees prove to be up to the challenge.

Climbing With The Stars: La Sportiva Legends Only 2014

Source: Klättercentret instagram

Tomorrow 6 of the best boulderers on the planet will take part in the most exclusive comp of the year: La Sportiva Legends Only. Adam Ondra, Daniel Woods, Jernej Kruder, Jan Hojer, Jimmy Webb and Alex Megos will face 5 extremely hard problems (~ V12 | 8A+ to ~ V14 | 8B+) in Stockholm’s Klättercentret.