Sit back and… match? | Sunday Sends

This Sunday we gonna feature another Japanese superstar. If last week we saw Miho Nonaka in action, today we gonna witness Akiyo Noguchi topping a problem in a very unorthodox way. Enjoy!

Revenge of the veterans, Moroni and Noguchi win in Hachioji

In this age in which it looks like teenagers are crushing comps every weekend, a couple of seasoned veterans, Gabri Moroni and Akiyo Noguchi took the gold in Hachioji. Both were competing before the IFSC even existed!

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.

Alex Puccio vs. Akiyo Noguchi | Compare and Contrast

Today I wanna share a new experiment. A climbing comparison video in which I (over)analyze and compare how Alex Puccio and Akiyo Noguchi climbed the same problem during the 2013 World Cup in Log Dragomer, Slovenia.

Noguchi and Narasaki get ready for the season in Innsbruck

The brand new Kletterzentrum Innsbruck is the place to be. Climbers from all over the planet are visiting the state of the art climbing facility to train at the highest level. The latest visitors are Japanese superstars Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki.

Video: Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi in Bishop

Don’t miss this awesome video from The North Face, covering Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi’s visit to the tall boulders of Bishop, California. We don’t get that many chances to see this two guys outside of the comp environment, climbing on real rock in a more relaxed atmosphere, so this is a quite unique document.

Hueco Rock Rodeo 2016 – Sendfest in Texas

The 23rd edition of the Hueco Rock Rodeo gathered more than a hundred climbers, a bunch of World-Class boulderers included. Alex Puccio and Jakob Schubert won the open competition ahead of Jule Wurm, Jan Hojer, Akiyo Noguchi and Sam Davis.

Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii 2016 Japan Champions

Akiyo Noguchi and Kokoro Fujii took the title in The Japanese Bouldering Championships that took place last weekend. The podium was completed by Miho Nonaka, Rei Sugimoto, Tomoko Kajima and Makoto Yamauchi.

Adidas Rockstars 2015 | Finals highlights video

Here’s our full summary of the Adidas Rockstars 2015 finals. Showing every single problem including the superfinals.

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.