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Canadian Kutcher Grabs Third in Bozeman Speed Comp

Canadian Nathan Kutcher climbed his way into third place at the Bozeman Ice Festival speed competition. For the open competition results see here. Mens Speed Results 1st: Adam Knoff 2nd: Sam Elias 3rd: Nathan Kutcher 4th: Jason Nelson Womens Speed Results 1st: Kendra Stritch 2nd:
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Bozeman Ice Festival Results

Canadians Finish Strong The17th  Bozeman Ice Festival main event took place on Saturday, December 14. It is the first year the event is on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup tour, which brought a number of strong Europeans. Canadians had a good competition as Will Gadd points out:
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Bozeman Ice Festival Day 2 in Photos

A day at Bozeman, Photo Rafal Andronowski              
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Bozeman Ice Festival: Update

The festival is in its 17th year. This year Bozeman is on the World Cup circuit. The competitive field is stacked with some of the worlds best mixed climbers, the event is going to be a memorable one. From Canada, Jennier Olson, Sarah Hueniken, Will Gadd, Gord McArthur, Nathan
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Tour de Bloc at The Hive and True North

Tour de Blocs final rounds of 2013 took place in Vancouver’s The Hive and in Toronto’s True North on December 7th, 2013. Steve (Manboy) Townshend made an appearance in Toronto’s competition, he finished fifth overall. Last weeks Bloc photos from Calgary.
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Mind Control

Becca Frangos is one of Canada’s leading female youth climbers. In her recent blog post she talks about mind control. She trains in Canmore, Alberta, and her coach is Sonnie Trotter.  From Becca’s blog: “It was last Friday when my coach Sonnie Trotter and the
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2013/14 Ice Climbing Competitions

Here is a list of this years ice climbing competitions: Arc’teryx Bozeman Ice Festival, MT, Dec 11-15, http://www.bozemanicefest.com/ Sandstone Ice Festival, MN, Dec 13-16,  http://www.sandstoneicefest.com/ Ouray Ice Festival, CO, Ja
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Tour de Bloc Calgary Images

Amazing photographs of Tour de Bloc by Ben Haley
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Webb Wins Legends

La Sportiva Legends Only took place this weekend in Klattercentret, Stockholm. Canadian Sean McColl, who won last year, came last this year. American Jimmy Webb took the podium, beating the strongest climbers on the circuit.  
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Tour de Bloc Calgary Results

The Tour de Bloc took place at the Calgary Climbing Centre yesterday and Alyssa Weber and Josh Muller came out on top. Here are the results: Final Results – Females 1 Alyssa Weber 2 Stacey Weldon 3 Becca Frangos 4 Erica Carlson 5 Eva Thompson 6 Jelissa Dunbar 7 Allison Vest
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