Catching up with Adam Ondra: World Cups and Dawn Wall

June 1st, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Catching up with Adam Ondra: World Cups and Dawn Wall

Adam Ondra is a true giant of the climbing world. The Czech climber is the reigning World Champion in both Lead and Bouldering, an unprecedented achievement. On the rocks, Ondra’s tick list of first […]


2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup: Alban Levier & Anna Stohr Prevails

June 1st, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup: Alban Levier & Anna Stohr Prevails

After the final of the 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup, France’s Alban Levier and Austria’s Anna Stohr emerged victorious. This is Levier’s first ever win and appearance on a World Cup Podium. Stohr, who […]


2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Semi Final Produce Big Shake-Up

May 31st, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Semi Final Produce Big Shake-Up

By: Andre Cheuk Photos: Aidas Odonelis At the end of the semi-final round of the 2015 IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Toronto, Frenchmen Jeremy Bonder and American Alex Puccio stood atop the leaderboard, but […]


2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Women’s Qualification Round: Noguchi and Le Neve leads

May 31st, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Women’s Qualification Round: Noguchi and Le Neve leads

With the Toronto Bouldering World Cup in it’s 3rd year, the event has become an established stop on the circuit, drawing a large field of 59 female competitors. With so many competitors, the women […]


2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Men’s Qualification Round: Holowach and McColl safely through to next round

May 30th, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup – Men’s Qualification Round: Holowach and McColl safely through to next round

By Andre Cheuk (Toronto) and Gripped’s intern Sophia Vlahos All photos by Chris Lepik The men’s qualification round of the 2015 Toronto Bouldering World Cup brought out some big surprises and great performances from […]


Biggest Canadian Team Ever Assembled For Toronto Bouldering World Cup

May 29th, 2015 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Biggest Canadian Team Ever Assembled For Toronto Bouldering World Cup

The IFSC World Cup in Toronto is only a day away and here’s a look at a few of the Canadians who’ll be giving their all in hopes of standing on the podium. By […]


IFSWC World Cup Bouldering Toronto: Sean McColl takes bronze

June 2nd, 2014 by Andre Cheuk | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on 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 […]