Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Chongqing

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Chongqing

The Chongqing World Cup took place this past weekend and the big story for Canadians is that Alannah Yip became the first Canadian woman to make Finals at and IFSC World Cup. Below are […]


Top Results from Five Canadian Comps this Weekend

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Results from Five Canadian Comps this Weekend

With five Lead and Speed competitions going on in Canada this weekend, it’s fair to say most of Canada’s top comp climbers were in action. As Alannah Yip was making history in Chongqing, China, […]


Alannah Yip Makes Finals at China World Cup and Makes History

April 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Makes Finals at China World Cup and Makes History

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 | Comments Off on Five Major Lead and Speed Comps in Canada this Weekend

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 | Comments Off on Canadian Champion Alannah Yip Readies for World Cup Tour

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 | Comments Off on John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

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 | Comments Off on Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Watch Chongqing Finals and Stay up to Date

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. […]