5 moments from the Bloc Shop Open 2017

The Bloc Shop Open, held in Montreal, was a really good show. The final was full of international stars, with Mickael Mawem and Melissa Le Neve winning the event. I’ve chosen 5 of the moments from the event that caught my attention, let me know what you think!

Alex Puccio, Out of Balance | Sunday Sends

Since Alex Puccio seems to be doing super well both in comps and on rock, let’s revisit one of her tops from 2013, a technical problem from the World Cup in Log Dragomer, Slovenia.

Wovenhand, another Swiss 8B | V13 by Puccio

Two days ago I reviewed Alex Puccio’s impressive climbs in Magic Wood and closed the post pointing out that she still had more than a week left in Switzerland, so more hard ascents wouldn’t come as a surprise. It didn’t take long.

Alex Puccio keeps sending hard in Switzerland

The Puccio train keeps on rolling. After her victory in Adidas Rockstars, she went back to Magic Wood, Switzerland, where she had already sent New Base Line, her 4th V14 | 8B+ problem. In the last days, she has climbed a couple of V13’s and a V12.

“My mental game is a lot stronger” | Alex Puccio interview

Here’s an interview with American climber Alex Puccio, recorded right after the super final in Stuttgart. She talks about her outlook on competitions, her victory in Adidas Rockstars and her plans for the future. Enjoy!

More comps in Europe & more sends by Puccio | OnBDigest 23/07/2017

Over the last days, we’ve had several international comps in Europe. Meanwhile, Alex Puccio keeps climbing hard stuff in the Rockies. Let’s catch up with the latest bouldering news!

The Shinning V13, Alex Puccio keeps crushing in the Rockies

If June was a productive month for Alex Puccio, it looks like July won’t be bad either. Over the last weeks, the American crusher has sent a ton of hard stuff, including yet another V13 | 8B boulder. So far she has climbed 23 problems graded V13 or harder.

Video: Alex Puccio on Evil Backwards V13 | 8B

Here’s footage of Alex Puccio’s ascent of Evil Backwards. The problem, located on Mount Evans, Colorado, was the latest of the three V13’s that Puccio sent in the month of June (which was quite productive for her).

McColl and Puccio win the Bend Summer Competition

The Bend Summer Competition took place a week ago in the town of Bend, Oregon, as part of the Subaru Outside Games. Sean McColl and Alex Puccio won in a final full of stars like Tyler Landman, Kyra Condie, Michael O’Rourke or the Raboutou’s.

Evil Backwards, Puccio keeps sending V13’s

Alex Puccio had a very productive month of June. She took part in the Bouldering World Cup in Vail, ending in 4th place, she won the Bend Summer Competition in Oregon and, outdoors, she climbed several double digits, including 3 problems graded V13 | 8B. The latest, Evil Backwards, she climbed last week on Mount […]