31 March 2024

Olympics add new qualifying option

In a somewhat surprising move, the Olympic Committee has announced a further path to Olympic qualification. In an effort to acknowledge climbing’s rich outdoor heritage, a further combined spot will be awarded to the highest ranked male and female climber in Vertical-Life’s Global Ranking Game between January 1st and June 1st of this year. As it stands these are the top-three male and female front runners below. Further news to come as this story develops.

1. Adam Ondra - Martina Demmel
2. Jorge Diaz-Rullo -Ainhize Belar Barrutia
3. Jonathan Siegrist - Jessica Pilz
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