Emma Twyford has just sent her long term project “The Big Bang” 9a in Lower Pen Trwyn, Wales. She becomes the first British woman to climb a 9a. The route was originally found by Neil Carson and was the first 9a route in the UK.
Following on from winning an Oscar earlier this year Free Solo has won an incredible seven Emmys. At the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday the film – directed by Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi – won every category it was nominated for.
What an event! The adidas Rockstars 2019 results are in and one country is really showing it’s strength. As ever the boulders set were top quality and we really appreciate how much thought and effort goes in from the setters.
The adidas Rockstars event is a yearly bouldering competition like no other. Featuring DJ’s, live music and bands, as well as a unique head-to-head style superfinal. This year’s event is held in the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany and features some of the world’s top athletes. Scroll down in the article to watch the semis […]
Alex Honnold hardest sport climb up first, double 9a’s for Gonzalo Larrocha, hard bouldering in Switzerland from Linda Sjödin, an 8B Flash FA (?) and adidas Rockstars news
Seb Bouin sends “La Rage d’Adam” 9b/+ named for Adam Ondra. A long term project that is now the single hardest sports limb in France!
Zaheer Ahmad is the national Speed Climbing champion of Pakistan. Though he may have been able to get an invite into the 2020 Olympics after Hachioji 2019 – he didn’t. Find out why here
Watch and see the incredible IFSC Youth World Championships 2019 Results. Japan dominates, history made for Thailand, and French and Italian prodigies pave the way
In 2016 it was announced that Sport Climbing would become part of the Olympic Games for the first time in 2020. Japan are the 2020 Summer Olympics hosts and are set to field possibly the strongest team of any country. Up in front is 23 year old Tomoa Narasaki – who has just won the […]
With the 2020 Olympics right around the corner we have to talk about Janja Garnbret of Slovenia. Read about Janja’s training plan, diet, and the climbing shoes and gear she uses