Watch a Profile on American Sender Meagan Martin

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Meagan Martin is a former gymnast turned climber who competes on American Ninja Warrior. For more on Martin, visit here.


Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Gripped editorial director’s David Chaundy-Smart has a new book by publisher Imaginary Mountain Surveyors called Above the Reich. The Canmore-based publishers focus on publishing mountain fiction and have a handful of great books available on their […]


B.C. Provincial Climbing Championship 2016 at Climb Base5

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

The B.C. Provincial Climbing Championship will be held on April 30 at Climb Base5 in Vancouver. A number of top Canadian climbers have registered for the lead climbing event, including Hannah Block, Amanda Berezowski, Ben Ross and […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Heading to Chongqing

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Chongqing has attracted elite international talent in the Boulder and Speed disciplines since its first World Cup in 2012. The third World Cup of 2016 promises to be a great event. Four Canadians have […]


Watch Wolfgang Gullich Train and Hear From His Trainer

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Wolfgang Güllich had help with his training from professor Jürgen Weineck, who was one of the world’s leading experts on training. Weineck talks about Gullich’s training attitude and opened his video archive for Gimme […]


Canada’s Andre DeFelice Plays Poker to Support Comp Career

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Andre DeFelice finished in 29th in qualifying at the first IFSC World Cup this year in Switzerland. DeFelice is skipping the Asia World Cups and will be meeting with Team Canada in Innsbruck for his next […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlight Reel From Kazo, Japan

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The second IFSC World Cup of 2016 took place in Kazo, Japan, last weekend. Rustam Gelmanov took the win for the men and Shauna Coxsey dominated the women’s field. For more results visit here.