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.

Oriane Bertone climbs Golden Shadow, 8B+ | V14

French climber Oriane Bertone, just 12 years old, has become the 9th women to ever climb a boulder graded 8B+ | V14 by repeating Fred Nicole’s Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa.

Live tonight: 2017 Violet Crown, The USA Cup continues

The third stage of the USA Cup will finish tonight at Crux Climbing Center, in Austin, Texas. The final, packed with stars like Alex Puccio, Nathaniel Coleman, Tyler Landman, Brooke Raboutou or Ashima Shiraishi will be streamed live at 8 pm (UTC-6).

Video: Alex Puccio in Leavenworth

Remember Alex Puccio’s productive visit to Leavenworth, in Washington State? It was her first time there and she sent several double-digits, including a 1-day ascent of The Teacup V13 | 8B. Now Zerr productions, along with E9 and Frictionlabs, brings us a video showing the ascents of The Practitioner V11 | 8A, Hypertrophy V10 | […]

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!