Hard sends in Japan by Murai, Amma, Chon and Ondra

A triple ascent of an 8C highball, a near flash of an 8B+ and a repetition of a long, horizontal 8C roof problem. Let’s catch up with some of the hard ascents Japan has seen lately.

Hard ascents in Switzerland by Amma and Khazanov

After competing in Adidas Rockstars, Japanese star Sachi Amma and Israeli young gun Alex Khazanov, headed to Switzerland, where they have made some impressive ascents, including three 1-day ascents of V14’s and the repetition of Ill Trill 8B+/C.

Bouldering Digest – 25 May 2013

Paul Robinson on The Ice Knife

After so many comps we have a lot of real-rock news to catch up with. In the USA Woods and Robinson have been repeating and establishing hard problems. Also, a really cool video on the adventures of Dave Graham and some other bouldering news… Let’s get this started!

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.