Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

Sean McColl is one of the world’s best competitors and one of Canada’s top climbers. He has continuously pushed the limits of hard climbing and has inspired countless young athletes to try hard on […]


Response to Rosie Dimanno of the Toronto Star: Climbing Should be in the Olympics

August 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Response to Rosie Dimanno of the Toronto Star: Climbing Should be in the Olympics

On Aug. 4, Toronto Star columnist Rosie Dimanno wrote an article titled ‘Games watered down as Olympics chase youth.’ In the piece, she said, “Sport climbing. Another activity for the pointlessly adventurous. Welcome to […]


Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

August 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

Psicocomp has celebrated its fourth year at Park City in Utah. Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch took first place after an exciting evening with a record turn out. Canadians Josh Muller and Jason Holowach […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Sean McColl Podiums in Briancon

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Sean McColl Podiums in Briancon

The third Lead World Cup of the season is taking place in Briancon, France, and Sean McColl finished Qualifiers in first place and went into Finals in second behind Domen Skofic. McColl finished in third […]


Sean McColl Wins 2016 Villars World Cup

July 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Wins 2016 Villars World Cup

Sean McColl has won the first-ever World Cup to take place in Villars, Switzerland. He was one of many Canadians who travelled to Europe last week for back-to-back World Cups, the first being in […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

July 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

Sean McColl was the only Canadian to advance to Semis in Villars, much like last week’s World Cup in Chamonix, but this week he advanced to Finals. After the comp, he said, “What a […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Advances to Semis at Villars Lead

July 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Advances to Semis at Villars Lead

Like a few days ago in Chamonix, Sean McColl has advanced to Semis at the first Villars World Cup. Other Canadians who competed include Becca Frangos, Annie Chouinard, Elan Jonas McRae, Nathan Smith, Matt […]