Lead World Cup in China


29 June 2008

1. Johanna Ernst - Tomas Mrazek 2. Natalija Gros- Jakob Schubert 3. Charlotte Durif - Sachi Anma Tomas Mrazek, World champion in 2005, has had a good start of the season winning in Qinghai, where the World Championship 2009 will take place. Jakob Schubert, 17 years old, has so far won the two European Youth Cups and last year he was #4 in his WC debut. Five guys from France were among the Top-12. Johanna Ernst topped out all three routes in superior style. The 15-year-old has won all the 14 IFSC lead competitions she has participated in. Five austrian girls within the Top-13. Complete results Picture of Johanna by Heiko Wilhelm.

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Schubert sends Project Big during his 6th Live attempt

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Open Your Mind 8c+ by Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi (17)

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24 February 2008

Steady progress by Adam Ondra (15)

Adam Ondra has done another 8c+, Pain makes me stronger, every day! in Frankenjura. As can be seen from his scorecard trend diagram, he is going towards 13 500 …


26 February 2008

Seven 8c+ in 10 days by TomᚠMrázek

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28 September 2008

Ramonet & Vidmar win in Puurs

1. Ramon Julian Puigblanque - Maja Vidmar 2. Tomas Mrazek - Mina Markovic 3. Jorg Verhoeven - Johanna Ernst Before the last competition in Kranj 1. T Mrazek 351 - J Ernst 425 2. J Verhoeven 340 - M Markovic 311 3. R Puigblanque 321 - M Vidmar 265 Johanna has already secured the title but the Top-3…