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8b+ by Ievgeniia Kazbekova (14)

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Saturday, 6 November

8b+ by Ievgeniia Kazbekova (14)

Ievgeniia Kazbekova has done her first 8b+, Parallel'nyj mir in Red stone. In September she won the Youth World Champion and last year, she did three 8b's. Bot…


Ethan Pringle is back!

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Saturday, 6 November

Ethan Pringle is back!

Ethan Pringle has done Golden Ticket, 9a in Red River Gorge. During his trip he also onsighted two 8a+ and flashed two 8b's. In 2007, Ethan was the 8a combine…


EDITORIAL

Saturday, 6 November

USA boulderers are taking over

Discussion/Jens: Some 15 years ago, mid-Europeans dominated the bouldering scene. Nowadays those boulderers make the headlines less often. If we look at the Top-30 on 8a, only two come from mid-Europe. This is interesting, as most of the best boulder areas in the world are found in this area. Of …


EDITORIAL

Saturday, 6 November

WC winner 2010?


EDITORIAL

Friday, 5 November

Personal grading is getting popular

Discussion/Jens: Some years ago, the climbing community used the topo grades as fixed grades. Similar to how communist countries set fix prices on the market. When the fixed grade (price) was wrong, sometimes you saw a great interest (demand) for the climb (and the supply was endless). Dave Grah…


8b+ by ranking leader Helena Alemán

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Friday, 5 November

8b+ by ranking leader Helena Alemán

Helena Alemán has done Via del Quim, 8b+ in Margalef. Her progress during the last five years is just amazing and shows that there are more to come, see diagram…


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Friday, 5 November

8A flash by Niccolò Ceria (17)

Niccolo Ceria has done his first 8A flash, Entwash in Brione. If it would not have been for Adam Ondra, Niccolò would have been #1 out of the 17-year-old's. The Italian has done a total of 49 boulders 8A and harder.


Conquista Open de Boulder 2010, no dia 20 em Curitiba

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Friday, 5 November

Conquista Open de Boulder 2010, no dia 20 em Curitiba

No dia 20 de novembro vai rolar o Conquista Open de Boulder 2010, no Campo Base, em Curitiba. Será um evento completo, com palestras, campeonato e festa. As pal…


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Friday, 5 November

8A flash by Marlene Graf

gwagteam.blogspot.com reports that Marlene Graf has flashed Rising Sun, 8A in Silvretta. Earlier this summer she did two 8A's and as she also has done 8A+, she might be best "unknown" female boulder in the world. Marlene works fulltime as physiotherapist in Innsbruck/Zirl.


Euro 20 for La Sportiva T-shirt and Calender 2011

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Thursday, 4 November

Euro 20 for La Sportiva T-shirt and Calender 2011

La Sportiva has put together a special 8a package including one La Sportiva T-shirt plus the 2011 Calender. The package can only be pre-ordered through the 8a w…