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Layton Kor (1939 – 2013)

The famous American climber Layton Kor passed away the night of April 21, 2013 at the age of 74.
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Video Highlights of the 2013 IFSC Climbing World Cup in Millau

Nice video of the men's and women's finals at the 2013 IFSC Climbing World Cup in Millau.
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IFSC Launches Campaign to Support Olympic Bid

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) is launching a campaign to raise awareness and funds for its bid to have climbing become an official sport in the 2020 Olympics.
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Stevie Haston on the 2013 Piolet d’or Awards

The outspoken Stevie Haston has weighed in on this year's Piolet d'or Awards' decision to give the winner's prize to all six of the competition finalist. Entertaining reading.
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Could This Be The Future of Climbing Comps?

Check out the video of the 2013 Tierra Boulder Battle that features six of the world's top female boulderers competing head-to-head.
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The Network Trailer

Check out this cool trailer of The Network, a film that documents the lives of some of the world's best climbers.
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Videos of the Six Piolets d’Or 2013 Award Winners

Here are a series of short video clips highlighting the six ascents that were chosen as the winners of the 2013 Piolets d'Or Awards.
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Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy on Mi Regalo Favorito 5.13d

Check out this cool video of Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy establishing Mi Regalo Favorito 5.13d, a new 19 pitch route in El Potrero Chico.
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Piolet d’Or 2013 – Everyone Wins?

Here is an interesting analysis of the 2013 Piolet d'Or awards where the jury gave the award to all six of the nominated ascents.
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Kai Lightner Sending Southern Smoke 5.14c

Check out this video of 13 year-old Kai Lightner as he sends Southern Smoke 5.14c in the Red River Gorge. Over the last month Lightner has also redpointed three other 5.14a routes.
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