Interview with Ontario Open Boulder Champ Nathan Smith

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Interview with Ontario Open Boulder Champ Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith took top spot in Open at last week’s Ontario Bouldering Championships/Tour de Bloc at Boulderz Climbing Centre in Etobicoke. It was one of the best comps of the year and you can […]


Watch Climbing Comp on War-torn Lebanon Walls

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Climbing Comp on War-torn Lebanon Walls

Red Bull held a competition in Lebanon on walls that had been torn apart from war. Hopefully any money made will go back into helping the people of the area.


Kai Lightner and Alex Puccio Win Dark Horse 2017

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kai Lightner and Alex Puccio Win Dark Horse 2017

The eighth stop of the Dark Horse Series ended in Boston with the Championships taking place at Metro Rock Climbing. Kai Lightner took top spot for the Men and Alex Puccio crushed and won […]


Smith and Fischer Win Ontario Bouldering Championships 2017

January 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Smith and Fischer Win Ontario Bouldering Championships 2017

The 2017 Ontario Bouldering Championships took place at Boulderz Climbing Centre in Etobicoke. Many of Ontario and Quebec’s top comp climbers came out to the Championships, which doubled as a Tour de Bloc tour […]


Holowach and Weber Win Alberta Bouldering Championships 2017

January 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Holowach and Weber Win Alberta Bouldering Championships 2017

The 2017 Alberta Bouldering Championships took place the Hanger in Calgary on Jan. 28 and 29. A number of top climbers made their way to the big event. In the end, Jason Holowach and […]


Noah Beek Makes Italy Ice World Cup Semis, Watch Here

January 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Noah Beek Makes Italy Ice World Cup Semis, Watch Here

This weekend marks the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season. Rabenstein, Italy hosts competitions in Lead and Speed on Jan. 28 and 29. Canadians Noah Beek, Gord McArthur and […]


The IFSC is 10 Years Old and Says Thanks

January 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The IFSC is 10 Years Old and Says Thanks

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) is an international non-governmental non-profit organization whose main objectives are the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of climbing competitions around the world. In just 10 years, […]