The biggest name in Speed Climbing is Iranian Reza Alipour Shenazandifard – or Reza Alipour. Known variously as the “Asiatic Cheetah”, “Iranian Spiderman”, the “Usain Bolt of Speed Climbing”, and the self-titled “Fastest Vertical Man in the World”. Reza has been the Men’s Speed Climbing World Record holder for two years now and even has a move named after him.
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 … Read more