Very hard boulders in ECH - Graz

EDITORIAL

4 August 2022

The European Youth Championship in Bouldering started today in Graz. Unfortunately, the boulders were very hard and both climbers and coaches were upset. The Norweigian Head Coach, Reino "Nicki" Horak said that for the girls, it was the worst and hardest setting he has ever seen. "It was much worse than the result board shows and there were several girls who could, in total, only do one or two moves. On one boulder possibly one-third could not establish the start. For some strange reason, they did not change this before the younger group of girls started."

Youth A: Almost half did just make one zone. Complete results A girls and Complete results A boys
Youth B: Only 28 % did make more than one boulder. Complete results girls and Complete results boys

It should be mentioned that eight youngsters topped all four boulders out of which Ilja Auersperg (AUT) got four straight flashes.

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EDITORIAL

4 August 2022

Very hard boulders in ECH - Graz

The European Youth Championship in Bouldering started today in Graz. Unfortunately, the boulders were very hard and both climbers and coaches were upset. The Norweigian Head Coach, Reino "Nicki" Horak said that for the girls, it was the worst and hardest setting he has ever seen. "It was much worse …

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