Vertical-Life’s Underdogs to adidas ROCKSTARS

EDITORIAL

Friday, 10 May

Qualify for the top-class bouldering invitational and compete with the best bouldering athletes in the world! This year, two users of the Vertical-Life app will have the chance to compete at the prestigious adidas ROCKSTARS among the best climbers on the planet – it could be YOU! Here is how the selection works: Check if your gym is on Vertical-Life, and if so, mark your climbed boulders in the app and take first in your gym’s bouldering ranking by July 31st. The best climber from each gym will enter into the crowd voting. All Vertical-Life users will be able to vote for their male and female favorites. If you are among the 10 athletes with the most votes, you will enter into the jury stage. An international jury will select one male and one female climber. The winners have the honor of competing in their gym’s name at adidas ROCKSTARS in Stuttgart on September 13th-14th. The Underdog winners will get an athlete invite to adidas ROCKSTARS and compete with the top athletes of the international bouldering circuit. They'll enjoy the same privileges on site as the invited pros. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. There's an additional bonus for all high performing climbers: adidas will reward the 10 crowd favorites with an adidas / Five Ten Underdog Package, while the best climbers of each gym will receive a prize from Vertical-Life. 1. Participate in your home gym’s ranking on Vertical-Life 2. Be among the top 10 athletes in the crowd favorite voting 3. Be chosen by the VL jury and participate at adidas ROCKSTARS Check out the Underdog Website to find out more about participation and ranking criteria. If your gym is not yet on Vertical-Life, you can send a request to gym@vertical-life.info and encourage your gym’s management to sign up.

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