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Friday, 5 June

Euro Champ/Olympic qually moved to Nov 20

IFSC have sent out a mail saying that the European Championship in Russia has been rescheduled to 20 - 29 November. Previously, they have said that all the Olympic athletes have to be chosen in 2020 which would most probably mean that if this date is postponed further, most probably Jernej Kruder an…


Kraftio 8c+/9a FA by Anak Verhoeven

Friday, 5 June

Kraftio 8c+/9a FA by Anak Verhoeven

Anak Verhoeven, one of the best female competition climbers since 2013, reports on Insta that she has done the FA of Kraftio 8c+/9a in Belgium after five days o…


Conquistador 8B FA by Jana Vincourková

Thursday, 4 June

Conquistador 8B FA by Jana Vincourková

Jana Vincourková, who restarted climbing 18 months ago after two years break, has done the FA of Conquistador 8B in Sklapsko, video. During the last five weeks,…


Support climbing gyms in the UK

EDITORIAL

Wednesday, 3 June

Support climbing gyms in the UK

Grab one of several colorful tops to support UK climbing walls. All proceeds go towards helping climbing walls reopen – making them safer for both customers and…


Two 8c+ by Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi (15)

Wednesday, 3 June

Two 8c+ by Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi (15)

Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi, who did his first 9a in 2018, has done two 8c+, out of which one FA in Turkey. The 15-year-old has been in Turkey since before the loc…


8 Anni Dopo 8c+ FA by Matteo Gambaro (45)

Tuesday, 2 June

8 Anni Dopo 8c+ FA by Matteo Gambaro (45)

Matteo Gambaro, who just before the lockdown did an 8c+ FA in Albenga has made one more, 8 Anni Dopo. "In 2012 I made the FA Of "Blow" 8c. (c) Andrea Gallo. In…


Two 8C+ link-ups by Adam Ondra

Tuesday, 2 June

Two 8C+ link-ups by Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra has the last ten years focused mainly on competitions and hard routes neglecting hardcore boulders. With the Covid-19 he found some new boulder link-…


Jaxitax 8B and 8A+ FA by Jana Vincourková

Monday, 1 June

Jaxitax 8B and 8A+ FA by Jana Vincourková

Jana Vincourková has had a great weekend that started with doing her first 8B, Jaxitax in Moravský kras, video. Then she did the FA's of Napříč Amerika 8A+ and …


Seven 8A to 8B (A+) in Font by Max Bertone (13)

Monday, 1 June

Seven 8A to 8B (A+) in Font by Max Bertone (13)

Max Bertone has had some amazing weeks after the lockdown having done seven boulders 8A or harder including A Lay's Blaise assist, in the picture, and Les Ombre…


EDITORIAL

Monday, 1 June

Breathing could improve your climbing

There are several ways on how breathing can improve your climbing and here are some examples. You could try it out or even take some Yoga breathing lessons in order to best use your breathing while climbing. 1. Breath before you set of = Increase focus and concentration 2. Less nervous by thinking …