Watch Short Spotlights from 2017 Flash Foxy in Bishop

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Spotlights from 2017 Flash Foxy in Bishop

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 | Comments Off on Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Canadians Heading to Chongqing

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 […]


Boulder World Cup 2017: Highlights from Switzerland

April 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Boulder World Cup 2017: Highlights from Switzerland

Watch highlights from the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland. This is the first of many World Cups in 2017, which the IFSC announced will be livestreamed for free.


Alizée Dufraisse Sends Estado Critico 5.14d in Siurana

April 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Alizée Dufraisse Sends Estado Critico 5.14d in Siurana

French climber Alizée Dufraisse has made the first female ascent of Estado Critico 5.14d in Siurana, Spain. On her blog, she wrote, “I finally could achieve one of the nicest routes I’ve worked on, […]


Watch Highlights From Adidas Rockstars 2017 in Moscow

April 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Highlights From Adidas Rockstars 2017 in Moscow

With 1,500 spectators and 460 boulderers, it was a big event. Two skilled climbers won the event, Ekaterina Kipriyanova and Egor Kryachkov. The win gave them wildcards to the main event in Stuttgart, Germany […]


IFSC World Cup Live Streaming to Remain Free

April 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup Live Streaming to Remain Free

The IFSC has released a statement apologizing for their sudden news last week that viewers would have to pay to live stream World Cup events. An online petition gained over 8,000 signatures in 24 […]


Open Letter from IFSC Athlete’s Commission

April 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Open Letter from IFSC Athlete’s Commission

The athlete’s commission is made up of 13 climbers, including president Sean McColl, Jakob Schubert, Delaney Miller, Charlotte Durif and Jain Kim. More about them here. The following is an open letter from the […]