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Arco 2015, Day One: Canadians Advance to Semi-Finals

The first day of competition at the World Youth Climbing Championships in Arco, Italy is complete. By Shane Murdoch Due to the large number of competitors, the qualifications for bouldering have been split over two days. All of the females qualified today and all the males
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Climbing Fitness #4: Love Thy Ankles

This is the fourth installment of a new series on how to stretch and strengthen those climbing muscles. It is brought to you by Ashley Edwards and Kate Evans, co-founders of City Yogis in Toronto. As climbers we need strong, stable, and flexible ankles to improve climbing
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Arco 2015: Big Canadian Team Ready for Epic Comp

The 2015 IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships (WYCC) will begin on August 28 in Arco, Italy. By Shane Murdoch More than 1,000 young climbers from 50 different countries have descended on this small town in Northern Italy to compete in this ten day event. Arco’s massive
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The 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival and #40EpicYears

The 40th annual Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival starts on October 31 and celebrates #40EpicYears. Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold are known for their ascents of big walls, speed records and unflinching dedication to rock climbing.The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is
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Munich 2015: Joy For Coxsey And Disappointment For Ondra

Almost two months after the penultimate event of the IFSC Boulder World Cup, the final round took place in Munich, Germany just last weekend. The women’s overall competition had already been won, with the 2015 title going to Akiyo Noguchi, repeating her victory from the 2014
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Squamish Uprising Rocks West Coast

Squamish Uprising, an event aimed at creating solidarity and promoting slacklining, acroyoga and boulering, brought these three communities together last weekend. By Drew Copeland Slacklining, acroyoga and bouldering are still relatively young, finding their way as forms of
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The 2015 Bouldering World Cup Results From Munich

The last Bouldering World Cup wrapped up in Munich on August 15 in front of a sold out venue.  A number of Canadians were at the finale of the World Cup season and over a dozen competed in the qualifications. It was one of the largest competitive fields ever for a World Cup and
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Watch the 2015 Munich World Cup LIVE

The semi-finals and finals will be taking place on Aug. 15 and you can watch them LIVE from Munich. A number of Canadians put forth strong efforts in qualifications. Elise Sethna finished in 45th, Jelisa Dunbar in 53rd, Stacey Weldon in 67th, Thomsasina Pidgeon in 69th, Becca
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Highlights From the 2015 Psicobloc

The third annual Psicobloc Masters Series took place on Aug. 7 at Park City, Utah. The event was canceled due to a thunderstorm before the men could finish their final round, but it was still a night to remember. For more on the event, visit here.
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Final 2015 IFSC Bouldering World Cup is This Weekend

Nearly two months after the last IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Haiyang, China, the world’s best boulderers are back and ready to contend in the last IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the season in Munich. The competition will take place in the city’s Olympic stadium, which hosted the
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