Canadians Finish Strong in Lead Semis at Youth Worlds

November 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Finish Strong in Lead Semis at Youth Worlds

Three Canadian climbers advanced to Semis for the showdown yesterday in Guangzhou, China. The Youth World Championships are taking place this week and Lucas Uchida finished in an impressive ninth place. Nathan Smith ended […]


Canadians Advance to Semis at Youth World Championships 2016

November 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Advance to Semis at Youth World Championships 2016

After two long days of Qualifications, three Canadians have advanced to Semis at the Youth World Championships in China: Nathan Smith, Lia Wieckowski and Lucas Uchida. Beth Vince, Manh Ellis, Tyoson Martino, Paige Boklaschuk […]


Canadians Poised for Semis At Youth World Championships

November 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Poised for Semis At Youth World Championships

The IFSC Youth World Championships are taking place in Guangzhou, China, this week. A number of Canadians are in position to head to Semi-finals after the first Qualification Route. The second Qualification Route in […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Alyssa Weber and Jason Holowach Win Open in Canmore

November 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Alyssa Weber and Jason Holowach Win Open in Canmore

The first Tour de Bloc in western Canada of the 2016/17 season took place as part of a Alberta Climbing Association event at Elevation Place in Canmore. It was a full house of comp […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema Take Open in Quebec

November 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema Take Open in Quebec

Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema took top spots in Open at Centre d’escalade Vertical in LaSalle, Quebec.  It was the first stop in the Tour de Bloc 14 season and known as the Goldfinger comp. […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Youth World Championships Start Nov. 7

November 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Youth World Championships Start Nov. 7

The IFSC Youth World Championships are from Nov. 7 to 13. All eyes will be on Janja Garnbret in the Youth A category. Since claiming Gold in Bouldering and Lead at the IFSC World Youth […]


Highlights from the Northwest Boulderfest 2016 Finals

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Highlights from the Northwest Boulderfest 2016 Finals

The Northwest Boulderfest comp took place at Seattle Bouldering Project on Oct. 8. Canadian Alannah Yip finished in second, results below. Results Female/Male 1. Ashima Shiraishi / Alex Fritz 2. Alannah Yip / Sean […]