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8a OS by Eva Lopez (41)

Eva Lopez has onsighted La Franja de Gaza, 8a in Cuenca. The 41 year old is a well known coach for several succesful spanish climber and also the inventor of the hang-boards; Trangression and Progression.

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by 8a Founder and Editor-in-Chief Jens Larssen including also Analyses, Reviews, Training, Polls and Opinions etc.


Slovenia #1 in ECH in Munich

Slovenia, a country with just over 2 million inhabitants, was overall the best performing nation at the European Championship in Munich. Besides Janja Garnbret’s two gold medals, they had four more finalists out of which Luka Potocar placed second. Runner-up was France with five finalists including …

Men Top-8 into the Combined final

Men Top-8 into the Combined final

The male Combined finals will start on Thursday at 15.00 with Boulder followed by Lead at 17.00. (c) Petr Chodura 1. Adam Ondra CZE 690 + 1 000 = 1 690 2. Luka…

Female Top-8 Combined on Wednesday

Female Top-8 Combined on Wednesday

Based on the Combined "World Cup" points, the Top-8 females will compete in the new (Olympic) Combined format on Wednesday. If you have not participated in both…

Uznik wins over Avezou with 0.1 points

Uznik wins over Avezou with 0.1 points

Nicolai Uznik won by doing two boulders in six attempts out of which one flash. This was just one attempt less than Sam Avezou. In the live streaming they give …

Janja superior once again

Janja superior once again

Janja Garnbret climbed with ease passing Jessica Pilz high point. The biggest drama was actually Janja’s big whipper partly upside down, having done a big diago…

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Kalymnos (Kos) tickets available at Ryan Air

Ryan Air have now made it possible to book your flight to Kos from nine cities in Europe from end of March to end of October. In 2012, Ryan Air stopped earlier than originally planned and it is hotel owners on Kos that have paid a fee to Ryan Air in order to start operations again in 2013.

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More IFSC comps than ever in 2013

IFSC plan 8 + 8 World Cups in Lead and Boulder out of which five + five in Europe. The bouldering circuit starts in China in March and as last year, there will also be one event in USA and Canada. Also like in 2012, there will be a three weeks long tour in Asia for the Lead guys. For the youth there will be a more comps than ever with five Lead and three Boulder Euro Youth Cups, Lead/Boulder Euro Championships and also a Lead Youth World Championship (Canada).