First World Championships for Ontario’s Lia Wieckowski

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Lia Wieckowski is a 19-year-old competition climber based in southern Ontario and currently attending university. Over the past few comp seasons in Canada, she has placed first at four events and made top six […]


An Interview with Jerry Moffatt About Comp Climbing

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt was born in 1963 in Leicestershire, England, and has become one of the most well-known names in the sport of rock climbing. His autobiography, Jerry Moffatt: Revelations, won the Grand Prize at […]


Results from Canyon Escalade’s FQME November Show Down

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Canyon Escalade in Montreal hosted a big FQME competition on Nov. 26 and 27. The top place finishers are no strangers to the podium for Open Male and Female. Click on the clip below […]


Tour de Bloc 14: BoulderHouse Results and First Competition

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Video | No Comments »

BoulderHouse in Victoria hosted their first Tour de Bloc. The new bouldering gym opened this fall with local climbers celebrating the cutting edge space. Owned by Jean-Marc de la Plante, owner of Allez Up […]


IFSC 2016: Kranj Lead World Cup Results

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Two Canadian competed at the Kranj Lead World Cup on Nov. 26 and 27, Sean McColl and Elan Jonas McRae. McColl advanced to Semis and finished in ninth and Jonas McRae finished in 38. […]


Tour de Bloc 14/ACA: Sethna and Goldhoff Win at Grip It

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Video | No Comments »

Grip It in Saskatoon hosted a Tour de Bloc/Alberta Climbing Association event on Nov. 26. The popular gym owned by leading climber Jason Holowach had a number of top veteran climbers competing. Below are […]


Jongwon Chon Wins Legends Only 2016 in Sweden

November 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Five of the world’s top climbers gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Klättercentret Akalla climbing gym for the La Sportiva Legends Only 2016 competition. Some of the world’s top boulderers went head to head, […]