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.

Adam Ondra Interview – World Champion x 2

Right after he secured his second Climbing World Championships title, we catched up with Czech superstar Adam Ondra. Here’s a video interview.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Results

Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm are the new World Champions in Bouldering. The finals were really exciting, with both titles being decided with the last climber trying the last problem.

2014 Bouldering World Championships – Semifinals

We’ve had a great semifinal round in Munich. The problems were hard (2 flashes were a direct ticket to finals) but doable, all of them were solved by more than one climber. Two big surprises: Kilian Fischhuber is out and Michaela Tracy is in finals.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 1 April 2013

Nagao on Hydrangea 8C | V15

We bring you results from the Military Winter World Games, four 8C | V15, two mind-blowing flashes, and a ton of content from Chongqing’s Bouldering World Cup. Oh, and this week we’ll have our second Bouldering World Cup of the year while Canada crowns its Bouldering Champions.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 24 March 2013

General Disarray 8B | V13

The IFSC Competition season has begun with some of the best boulderers on Earth competing in Chongqing’s World Cup. Meanwhile, on real rock, some other strong guys (Robinson, Nakajima, Webb…) have been establishing and repeating really hard boulder problems. Oh, and Chris Sharma has red pointed the hardest route on the planet.

Weekly Digest – 10 February 2013

Two climbers competing in the German Bouldering Cup

Comps, hard repeats, many videos and even some news on lead climbing (lead climbing is when you boulder for many meters with a harness on :P). The German Bouldering Cup kicked off in Munich The first stage of the German Bouldering Cup took place in Munich last weekend with Stefan Danker and Julia Winter taking […]

La Sportiva Legends Only 2012 – My 2 cents

Glairon Mondet on problem #1

The last competition of the year was an interesting event to watch (if you didn’t have the chance to watch it live you can catch up here). 5 really hard problems for 5 really good boulderers. Overall I liked the competition but I can’t help but thinking that had it been an on-sight competition I […]