The day Chon arrived | Sunday Sends

There was a time when Jongwon Chon wasn’t the massive star that he is today. Back in 2014, when he made his first final, many of us were scratching our heads wondering who this young crusher was. Today we gonna review an impressive ascent from that day.

La Sportiva Legends Only live tonight!

6 of the best climbers on the planet will compete tonight in Stockholm in the 2018 edition of Las Sportiva Legends Only. The lineup this year is, as expected, epic: Chris Sharma, Rei Sugimoto, Jernej Kruder, Alex Megos, Alexey Rubtsov and Jongwon Chon. The final round, with 5 very hard boulders, will be streamed live […]

Miho Nonaka and Jongwon Chon win the China Open

The China Open, an international climbing event organized by the Chinese Mountaineering Asociation along with the IFSC, took place last week in Guangzhou, China. The competition was broadcasted live on National TV (sadly just in China and not online for the rest of us) and had many international stars competing.

Why didn’t Chon get the top in Chongqing? How to identify the TOP

Last Sunday, during the final in Chongqing, Jongwon Chon had to climb M4 twice, since the first time he didn’t match properly. Identifying the top hold is quite easy, but in the heat of the moment, anyone can make a costly mistake. Let’s analyze what happened with Chon and the top of M4.

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.

Jongwon Chon establishes Korea’s first V15 | 8C

Korean star Jongwon Chon has opened Korea’s first V15 | 8C, calling it Eternal Sunshine. It is a a tall (about 10m | 32 feet) problem located in Mudeungsan, South Korea. This is Chon’s second ascent of that grade after Asagimadara, which he climbed in March, along with Adam Ondra and Sachi Amma.