The Outer Limits, V15 first ascent by Jimmy Webb in Lake Tahoe

American boulderer Jimmy Webb has been exploring the bouldering areas near Lake Tahoe and has pulled off the first ascent of a long-standing project that he’s calling The Outer Limits. It is a tall (about 20 feet | 6 meters) and powerful line that Webb considers V15 | 8C.

Creature from the Black Lagoon, Topaz and Jade: Hard repetitions in Colorado

The alpine bouldering in Colorado has brought us some of the hardest repetitions of the season. Sam Weir, Jimmy Webb and Daisuke Ichimiya have repeated problems up to V16!

Psicobloc and V14 Flashes | OnB Digest 30/07/2017

The biggest Deep Water Soloing comp in the World, a V14 flash… let’s catch up with the latest bouldering news!

Catching up with the 8C sendfest

If last week we were talking about hard ascents by female boulderers, this time we are catching up with all the hard climbing that the guys have been doing all over the planet. 8C’s have been opened and repeated in 3 continents!

Jongwon Chon wins La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

Jongwon Chon, the young star from South Korea, has won the 6th edition of La Sportiva Legends Only with a perfect performance, 5 tops in 5 attempts. Kokoro Fujii and Alex Megos placed second and third.

Talking with the protagonists | La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

To warm up before the event, here you have some interviews with the people involved in La Sportiva Legends Only 2016: The climbers, the setters, the organizer and an absolute legend from the good old days, Jerry Moffatt.

Preview | La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

The most exclusive competition of the season is around the corner. La Sportiva Legends Only takes place this Saturday in Stockholm. 5 of the best boulderers on the planet will have 3 tries to send 5 very hard problems.

Teaser: La Sportiva Legends Only 2016

Here’s a short clip to get you psyched for one of the most special events of the season: La Sportiva Legends Only. As always, the line-up is mind-blowing: Jimmy Webb, Rustam Gelmanov, Kokoro Fujii, Alex Megos, Jongwon Chon and Tomoa Narasaki.

Sisu Masters 2016 – Finland vs. USA

Another comp full of big names! Sisu Masters will take place this Saturday in Helsinki. Nalle Hukkataival, Anthony Gullsten and Ilari Kelloniemi will represent Finland and compete against the USA team: Dave Graham, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods.

The Globalist, 8B/+ Flash by Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb has added another impressive flash to his resume by repeating The Globalist first-try. Located near Helsinki, The Globalist was opened in 2009 by Nalle Hukkataival, who proposed the 8B+ | V14 grade. Since then some repeaters have suggested the downgrade to 8B | V13. In any case, a very hard problem and one […]