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.

Tierra Boulder Battle 2013

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk during the Tierra Boulder Battle

Alex Puccio won with clear authority the 2013 edition of the Tierra Boulder Battle.

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.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 3 March 2013

We have two weeks worth of news. Get ready for a lengthy post! Japan and the USA crowned their bouldering champions, the brits selected their team for the IFSC Bouldering World Cup, a bunch of girls did pretty well on hard boulders, Jan Hojer went on a sending rampage and so did Toru Nakajima.

More bouldering comps this weekend

CWIF2012

After the ABS Nationals in the USA and the Japanese Bouldering Championship, this weekend is time for the ABS 14 Youth Nationals and the 2013 CWIF. The French Bouldering Championships are also on the horizon.

Bouldering tactics: Take your time and do it right

Le Neve in an IFSC Bouldering World Cup

In this video we can see how Melissa Le Neve (FRA) takes a good rest to prepare physically and mentally to make one definitive attempt on a really hard boulder problem.

2012 Recap – Best Female Competition Boulderers

Anna Stöhr bouldering in Munich

2012 is over (and world is still spinning!), let’s see who were the 5 best female competitors in IFSC bouldering competitions. Please bear in mind that this is based mostly on my personal opinion and is just for fun, don’t get offended if your personal favorite is not in the list! 5 – Jain Kim […]