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Korean World Cup Results

Russian and Korean climbers take top spots. For complete results visit the UIAA website. Canadian Gord McArthur finished in a three-way tie for 11th, narrowly missing the finals. Men’s Lead Rank Name Country BIB 1 Tomilov Alexey RUS 40 2 Tomilov Maxim RUS 41 3 Park HeeYong
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Video: UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Korea, 2014

Highlights of the first day of the 2014 UIAA Ice World Cup in Cheongsong, Korea. Filmed by Polished Project. Feel the excitement… 10th / 11th January 2014 | Cheongsong, Korea from UIAA – Mountaineering & Climbing on Vimeo.
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Tour de Bloc, Climber’s Rock

January 11, 2014, a surprise appearance from world champion Sean McColl brought big energy to the first Tour de Bloc of 2014. Climber’s Rock, Burlington, was host to the Jan. 11th Tour de Bloc. A strong group of climbers faced off, leading the charge was Sean McColl who was
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2014 Ouray Ice Festival Results

January, 2014, 19th annual Ouray Ice Festival  Another strong showing by competitors, Canadian Jen Olson finished in second place. Top five Men:    1 Jeff Mercier 2 Mauro Dorigatti 3 Will Mayo 4 Sam Elias 5 Kyle Dempster Top five Women: 1 Stephanie Maureau 2 Jen Olson 3 Dawn
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Watch UIAA Korean Ice Climbing World Cup Live Here

Watch the speed climbing competition on Saturday, Jan. 11, and the finals on Sunday Jan. 12. Qualifications for the speed comp begin tonight, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. EST. Video streaming by Ustream
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Video: Canmore Bouldering World Cup

In 2011, the first bouldering World Cup came to Cananda and was hosted in Canmore. The event was made possible by Dung Nguyen, who is now based from Allez Up in Montreal. This year the World Cup will be returning to Canada, for its second year in Toronto. It snowed for the event
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Ouray Ice Festival, Jan 9-12, 2014

Ouray Ice Climbing Festival 2014 The Ouray Ice Festival, held each year in January in Ouray, CO, is an eclectic gathering of ice climbers, gear manufacturers, and ice climbing enthusiasts. The international Festival was first held in January 1996. Festival events are held in and
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Sean McColl’s Comp Year

Sean McColl is undoubtedly Canada’s best competition climber, he maintains a strong presence consistently places in the top-five. “For the third year in a row, I have managed to stay at the top of the world cup circuit, not only in one discipline, but two. I set
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Canadian Kutcher Grabs Third in Bozeman Speed Comp

Canadian Nathan Kutcher climbed his way into third place at the Bozeman Ice Festival speed competition. For the open competition results see here. Mens Speed Results 1st: Adam Knoff 2nd: Sam Elias 3rd: Nathan Kutcher 4th: Jason Nelson Womens Speed Results 1st: Kendra Stritch 2nd:
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Bozeman Ice Festival: Update

The festival is in its 17th year. This year Bozeman is on the World Cup circuit. The competitive field is stacked with some of the worlds best mixed climbers, the event is going to be a memorable one. From Canada, Jennier Olson, Sarah Hueniken, Will Gadd, Gord McArthur, Nathan
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