Interview with Top Comp Climber Stefano Ghisolfi

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

In this short interview, Stefano Ghisolfi talks about Arco, travelling and more. The 23-year-old Italian is currently ranked fourth in the world, won the Xiamen World Cup in October, see his full IFSC scorecard […]


Commentary Highlights from Legends Only 2016

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

La Sportiva Legends Only 2016 took place at the end of November. Jongwon Chon from Japan won the comp, for results and to watch the full show see here.


Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Sean McColl is the 2016 IFSC Combined Champion, despite the year not being his best in any one discipline. In Lead, he placed sixth at the Paris World Championships, third at the Briancon World […]


The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Dec. 3, The Hive will be hosting the first National Series event for bouldering. With some of Canada’s top competition climbers expected to compete, it will be one of the most exciting comps […]


First World Championships for Ontario’s Lia Wieckowski

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Lia Wieckowski is a 19-year-old competition climber based in southern Ontario and currently attending university. Over the past few comp seasons in Canada, she has placed first at four events and made top six […]


An Interview with Jerry Moffatt About Comp Climbing

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt was born in 1963 in Leicestershire, England, and has become one of the most well-known names in the sport of rock climbing. His autobiography, Jerry Moffatt: Revelations, won the Grand Prize at […]


Results from Canyon Escalade’s FQME November Show Down

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

Canyon Escalade in Montreal hosted a big FQME competition on Nov. 26 and 27. The top place finishers are no strangers to the podium for Open Male and Female. Click on the clip below […]