Climbing With The Stars: La Sportiva Legends Only 2014

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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.

Get ready for the PsicoComp!

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Tomorrow, the Utah Olympic Park hosts the second edition of the Psico Bloc Masters, the world biggest Deep Water Soloing (aka psicobloc) competition. The impressive (15 meters tall!) wall will be climbed by stars like Daniel Woods, Chris Sharma, Sasha Digiulian or Ashima Shiraishi.

2013 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Results

Male podium in Toronto

The sixth Bouldering World Cup of the Season is over. The Austrian Golden Couple (TM) Kilian Fischhuber and Anna Stöhr have won yet another gold medal. Jorg Verhoeven, Akiyo Noguchi, Jakob Schubert and Alex Puccio completed the podium.

2013 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Qualifiers

Wurm bouldering in Toronto

The sixth stage of the 2013 Bouldering World Cup kicked off today. In Hamilton, near Toronto, we’ve had an intense qualification round. The crowd has been loud. The atmosphere, hot and humid. The problems, dynamic and powerful.

2013 Log-Dragomer Bouldering World Cup – Finals

Log-Dragomer Finalists

Up to this point, Log-Dragomer has been the best Bouldering World Cup of the season. Everyone liked the problems in the first two rounds and finals didn’t disappoint. In the end, Anna Stöhr and Sean McCool took the gold ahead of Melissa Leve, Jan Hojer, Shauna Coxsey and Dmitry Sharafutdinov.

The 8B Flashers Club

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To join The 8B Flashers Club you must have flashed at least one boulder problem that, at that very moment, was considered 8B | V13 or harder.

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.

2012 Recap – Best Male Competition Boulderers

Gelmanov in an IFSC Bouldering World Cup

Few weeks ago we listed our 2012 top 5 best female climbers in IFSC bouldering competitions. Let’s do the same with the guys, shall we? Please bear in mind that this is based mostly on my personal opinion and is just for fun. You can be sure that I’ve struggled to make this list. The top 5 […]

La Sportiva Legends Only 2012 – My 2 cents

Glairon Mondet on problem #1

The last competition of the year was an interesting event to watch (if you didn’t have the chance to watch it live you can catch up here). 5 really hard problems for 5 really good boulderers. Overall I liked the competition but I can’t help but thinking that had it been an on-sight competition I […]

Quick Note – 2 December 2012

The results of La Sportiva Leyends Only 2012 are: Sean McColl (CAN) Dmitrii Sharafutdinov (RUS) Jakob Schubert (AUT) Guillaume Glairon Mondet (FRA) Adam Ondra (CZE)