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Kai Lightner and Delaney Miller Win the SCS 2015 Nationals

The Sport Climbing Series National Championships are taking place in Boston’s Central Rock. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae finished in sixth place as the only international climber in the finals. Qualifications took place on Friday at Central Rock. America’s best indoor
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The 2015 Lethbridge Boulderfest Re-Cap

For the 14th year in a row, the climbers of Lethbridge crammed themselves into their local gym for Boulderfest – pulling on plastic for the honour and the glory, and one heck of a T ­shirt. By Jonas Gagnon After two days of near night­and­day setting and a full day of
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering National Championships Results

After two days of competition at the Bloc Shop the best climbers of the weekend have taken their spots on the podium. Photos courtesy of Aidas Odonelis at Ruby Photography Studios The temperatures in Montreal dipped to freezing temperatures, but inside the Bloc Shop things really
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Watch the National 2015 Bouldering Championships’ Finals LIVE HERE!

After a great competition on Sat., March 21, we have eight women and eight men who will be competing for top spots today at the Bloc Shop. Tune in today at 5:0o p.m. EST to watch the finals LIVE. Thanks to XAC Productions for the excellent coverage. Read about yesterday’s
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Semi-Finals Results

The Semi-Finals for the Canadian Bouldering Championships took place at Montreal’s Bloc Shop Saturday night. Eight men and eight women are heading to finals. On Saturday, Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosted the CEC bouldering nationals qualifications and
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Bouldering Nationals: Qualifications Results

Qualifications for the Canadian Bouldering Championships in Montreal’s Bloc Shop went off perfectly. Today Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosts the CEC bouldering nationals. This is the final stop of the CEC circuit for the year. All Canadian climbers who
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals at Bloc Shop: One Day Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal starting tomorrow, March 20. There’s one day left until more than 200 climbers arrive at the Bloc Shop to compete for top spot. The winners will be crowned as national champions and go
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Words with West Coaster Hannah Block

Hannah Block took double gold in Difficulty and Junior Female at Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Triple-Header at the Boulders Climbing Gym and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Gripped caught up with Hannah after the triple-header in January for a
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Emily Harrington on Training for Your Goals

Emily Harrington has big goals for 2015 – from free climbing Golden Gate 5.13 on El Capitan to completing Makalu without oxygen. Such extreme goals requires extreme training. Harrington focuses on a diverse training routine that includes ski touring and bouldering to get in
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Three Days Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal and are only three days away.   It’s an event not to be missed, during which you can admire the performances of the best climbers in the country. On Saturday, March 21, nearly 200 competitors
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