La Sportiva Legends Only 2015 | Preview

The international comps are not over, this Saturday Stockholm will host the last big bouldering of the season: La Sportiva Legends Only. We will be there offering exclusive coverage of the event.

Get ready for The CWIF 2015

The Climbing Works International Festival will take place this weekend in Sheffield, England. A stellar team of routesetters will prepare tens of problems for the hundreds of climbers that will take part in this 9th edition.

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.

Shauna Coxsey climbs New Base Line, third female V14 ever

Today, with her ascent of New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland, British superstar Shauna Coxsey has become the third woman ever to climb a 8B+ | V14 boulder problem.

One Summer in Paradise, another 8B for Coxsey

After securing her overall silver medal in the Bouldering World Cup, Shauna Coxsey is in Magic Wood, Switzerland, “working through unfinished businesses”. She reports that yesterday she managed to climb another 8B | V13 problem: One Summer in Paradise.

Shauna Coxsey: her life as a pro climber

Shauna Coxsey during her interview with the BMC

“I really hope I will win the world cup someday… I do believe I will… I took me a long time to admit that it was my dream… But I think I’ve proven, to myself mainly, that I’m capable of it.”

8B Senders Ladies Club

Red Carpet

Very few women have managed to send a problem graded 8B | V13 (and only eight have climbed an 8B+ | V14). This grade of difficulty represents the very cutting edge of female bouldering.

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.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 1 April 2013

Nagao on Hydrangea 8C | V15

We bring you results from the Military Winter World Games, four 8C | V15, two mind-blowing flashes, and a ton of content from Chongqing’s Bouldering World Cup. Oh, and this week we’ll have our second Bouldering World Cup of the year while Canada crowns its Bouldering Champions.

2013 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup Finals

Climbers during Chongqing Finals

The first IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the season is over. Sharafutdinov and Stöhr took the gold with very solid performances. Schubert – Oda and Hori – Puccio completed the podium. Let’s do a quick review of the comp.