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Training With Ontario’s Joe Skopec

Joe Skopec is a strong Ontario climber and after a recent request by others to post a video of his training routine, he uploaded this short clip. Joe Skopec Training from joseph on Vimeo.
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Words With Top Comp Climber Kyle Murdoch

Kyle Murdoch is a top climber who is currently ranked first in Sport Climbing B.C.’s Junior category and third in Open for Bouldering. Kyle is based in Port Coquitlam, where he spends most of his time outside of school at the climbing gym. He has competed internationally as
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Basecamp Podcast With Eric and Elise Sethna

Eric and Elise Sethna are two of Canada’s most accomplished sibling climbers. From numerous CEC and Tour de Bloc wins to competing on the National Team, the Sethna’s have dominated many competitions. Raised in Canmore, they began their impressive comp career on Dung
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Commentary Highlights From USA Nationals

The USA Bouldering Nationals had some big climbing moments, but in this short compilation we get to hear some audio highlights. From cray, green blob, watch-wearing-competitor, strong and struggle to a number of creative words, the commentators pulled out all the stops to provide
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Canadians at Final Ice World Cup of 2016

The final Ice Climbing World Cup of 2016 has wrapped up in Rabenstein, Italy. A number of Canadians made the trip to Italy for the big event. The overall winners were Korean Han Na Rai Song for the women and Slovenian Janez Svoljsak for the men. For Canadian women in
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Mascarenas and Coleman are New USA Bouldering National Champs

The USA Climbing Bouldering National Championships finals took place in Madison on Jan. 30. In 2015, Nathaniel Coleman and Megan Mascarenas were the talk of the town with their impressive comp results. At the first major American comp of 2016, they proved it was no fluke and both
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Results From Ontario Open National Series Comp

On Jan. 30, the first Ontario Open National Series Event took place at True North Climbing in Toronto. Some of Ontario’s strongest comp climbers made the trip to True North for the first Provincial comp of the season. For the women, Elise Sethna took home first place,
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Ontario Bouldering Provincials This Weekend

Top climbers from eastern Canada are at True North Climbing this weekend. The event is the first Ontario Open National Series Event of 2016. Strong climbers including Elise Sethna, Celeste Wall, Andre DeFelice and Lucas Uchida will be competing. Qualifiers and Finals will be
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Ice Climbing Welcomed at Youth Olympics 2016

The UIAA has announced that ice climbing will be part of the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. From Feb. 12 to 21, top youth athletes in a number of sports will be heading to Norway to compete. Ice Climbing will part of the Sjoggfest (meaning snow festival and
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Watch the Making of Climbing Hold

Laurent Laporte is an international route setter and shapes new holds for Ente Prises (EP). In this short clip, Laporte tells the story of a climbing hold from start to finish. EP Holds shaping story from Entre Prises Climbing Walls on Vimeo.
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