Alannah Yip Makes Finals at China World Cup and Makes History

April 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian champion Alannah Yip has made history by becoming the first Canadian female to make Finals at an IFSC World Cup. Yip powered her way into Semis and headed into Finals in sixth in […]


Five Major Lead and Speed Comps in Canada this Weekend

April 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

The Lead and Speed comp season is well underway in Canada with five big competitions going down this weekend from Quebec to B.C. In Alberta, a local Lead comp will be held at the […]


Canadian Champion Alannah Yip Readies for World Cup Tour

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

Alannah Yip has what it takes to be a world champion. She is driven, strong and committed to pushing her limits in the sport of competitive climbing and beyond. While she attributes some of […]


John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian artist John Hartman has been busy painting profiles of Canadian climbers and skiers, such as Barry Blanchard, Sharon Wood, Jim Elzinga and Kevin Doyle. Part of the collection is his exhibit called Across […]


Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Watch Chongqing Finals and Stay up to Date

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

Watch the Semis and Finals of the Chongqing World Cup and scroll down for results and updates throughout the week. Canadian Sean McColl, Elan Jonas McRae and Alannah Yip will be competing, more here. […]


Watch Short Spotlights from 2017 Flash Foxy in Bishop

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing Festival takes place annually in Bishop. This year, Never Not Collective interviewed participants on day one and three of the popular event and produced the following short films.


Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Canadians Heading to Chongqing

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The second stage of the 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup will be held in Chongqing, China. The event will also be the first stop of the 2017 Speed World Cup. Over 100 of the […]