Gripped Magazine

June 2, 2014

Arc’teryx Apperture Chalk Bag

Arcteryx Apperture Chalk Bag from Jet Lag on Vimeo.
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Classan makes first female ascent of Just Do It!

Paige Claassen has been traveling the world on her Lead Now Tour over the last year. The 22-year-old Claassen has sent  Just Do It 5.14c at Smith Rocks. It is the first female ascent of the route. The route was established by Jean-Baptiste Tribout in 1992. Claassen and her new
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Siegrist Climbs 5.15a

Jonathan Siegrist has sent Realization in Ceüse, France, the route that became popular after Chris Sharma made the historic first ascent. Siegrist wrote about Realization on his blog, read about it here. After five weeks of projecting the climb, Siegrist made the eighth ascent on
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Shauna Coxsey on World Cup 2014, so far

Gold medalist Shauna Coxsey takes you behind the scenes of the first four IFSC Boulder World Cups of 2014. Coxsey has won two World Cups this year, check out her website here. About Coxsey, by Coxsey: I have been climbing since the age of four. No one else in my family climbs –
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Ed Viesturs weighs in on Everest 2014

Ed Viesturs gives his perspective on the April 18 avalanche and the risks of climbing Everest. From Whittaker Mountaineering: In 2005, Ed Viesturs stepped firmly into the slot as one of the world’s leading high altitude mountaineers when he completed an 18-year goal by
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Video: The Rock

Amy Dougherty talks about goals, aspirations and achievement.   
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IFSWC World Cup Bouldering Toronto: Sean McColl takes bronze

By: Andre Cheuk With a finale that went down to the wire to decide the victors, Vancouver’s Sean McColl made a dramatic flash of the fourth and last problem to clinch third place behind winner Guillaume Glairon Mondet of France, and silver medalist Jan Hojer of Germany. On the
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