Interview With Jakob Schubert About New 5.14d

December 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Interview With Jakob Schubert About New 5.14d

Jakob Schubert is one of Austria’s top comp climbers and recently made the first ascent of Companion of Change 5.14d. In this interview, the 25-year-old talks about how the new route changed how he […]


Interview with Top Comp Climber Stefano Ghisolfi

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Interview with Top Comp Climber Stefano Ghisolfi

In this short interview, Stefano Ghisolfi talks about Arco, travelling and more. The 23-year-old Italian is currently ranked fourth in the world, won the Xiamen World Cup in October, see his full IFSC scorecard […]


Commentary Highlights from Legends Only 2016

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Commentary Highlights from Legends Only 2016

La Sportiva Legends Only 2016 took place at the end of November. Jongwon Chon from Japan won the comp, for results and to watch the full show see here.


Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

Sean McColl is the 2016 IFSC Combined Champion, despite the year not being his best in any one discipline. In Lead, he placed sixth at the Paris World Championships, third at the Briancon World […]


The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

On Dec. 3, The Hive will be hosting the first National Series event for bouldering. With some of Canada’s top competition climbers expected to compete, it will be one of the most exciting comps […]


First World Championships for Ontario’s Lia Wieckowski

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on First World Championships for Ontario’s Lia Wieckowski

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 | Comments Off on An Interview with Jerry Moffatt About Comp Climbing

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 […]