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!

Fanny Gibert and Jernej Kruder win Bloc Studio Masters

Fanny Gibert and Jernej Kruder have won the 2017 edition of Studio Bloc Masters, which took place over the weekend in Pfungstadt, Germany. Janja Garnbret, Jongwon Chon, Chloé Caulier and Jan Hojer completed the podium.

Jernej Kruder repeats Catalan Witness the Fitness, 8C | V15

Jernej Kruder seems to be having a ton of fun in Spain. Back in November he pulled off an impressive first repetition of Es Pontas, then climbed a bunch of double-digits in the Canary Islands, won a comp against guys like Ondra, Sharma or Hojer, and now he has repeated Catalan Witness the Fitness.

Video: Jernej Kruder climbing Es Pontas

Here it is! Video of Jernej Kruder’s repetition of Chris Sharma’s Es Pontas. Clearly on of the ascents of the year!

Jernej Kruder repeats Es Pontas!

Jan Hojer reports on Instagram that Jernej Kruder has just done the second ascent of Chris Sharma’s Es Pontas. After about a month of effort the Slovenian star has managed to send what’s probably the hardest psicobloc line to date.

Hojer and Kruder team up to repeat Es Pontas

German powerhouse Jan Hojer and Slovenian star Jernej Kruder are in Mallorca, Spain, working on the most famous deep water soloing (AKA psicobloc) line ever: Chris Sharma’s Es Pontas. Opened by Sharma in 2006, the route remains unrepeated and it is considered one of the hardest on the planet.

Adidas Rockstars 2015 | Finals highlights video

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

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.

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.

Chongqing Bouldering World Cup – Preview

Chongqing Bouldering Wall Schema

The IFSC Bouldering World Cup kicks off this weekend in Chongqing, a city in the Middle of China with about 7 million people. It is the second year in a row that Chongqing hosts a Bouldering World Cup.