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Bouldering

Tito Traversa Memorial Bouldering Cup

On June 13 and 14, the second bouldering competition in memory of Tito Traversa will be held  in Ivrea, Italy. The European climbing prodigy, Tito Traversa, was only 12 years old when he died in a tragic climbing accident on July 3, 2013. He took a 15-metre ground fall after
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World Cup Only Days Away: Photos and More!

This Saturday and Sunday, the second 2015 World Cup competition will take place in Toronto, Canada. On May 30 and 31 the world’s best boulderers will meet in Toronto. The problems are harder every year and competition it’s becoming more demanding to make it to the podium. Photos
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Countdown to the 2015 Toronto World Cup

The IFSC Bouldering World Cup is right around the corner and is an event you don’t want to miss out on. This year there is a strong line-up of Canadian climbers. Here are just a few climbers that you definitely want to keep an eye on at the event. The competition will take place
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First Ascent of an Albertan V10 by Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas is no stranger to hard bouldering problems and he recently opened a new crag in Kananaskis Country with fellow Calgary climbers. Their new crag is dubbed Crows Nest and is located across from Nakiska Ski Resort in Kananaskis Country, AB. Joined by Marc Eveleigh and
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Adam Ondra to Compete at Toronto World Cup

Bouldering Canada announced today that Adam Ondra will be travelling to North America for the Toronto and likely the Vail World Cup. Ondra was recently in Canada for the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival in February. He attempted to onsight-flash Dreamcatcher 5.14d
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Canada’s First Psicobloc Competition Will be this July in Quebec

Canadians will soon have their own psicobloc (deep water soloing) competition to brag about as organizers in Quebec prepare for their July 5 competition. The event will take place at Lac-Beauport, north of Quebec City and they are expecting over 250 competitors. The idea for the
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Canadian National Championships Results and Photos

On May 18, the Canadian National Lead and Speed Sport Climbing Championships wrapped up at The Boulders in Saanich B.C.  After three days of inspiring climbing by some of North America’s leading competition climbers, Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) crowned the champions of
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Canadian Nationals’ Semi-Finals and IFSC Speed World Cup Results

The Canadian National Championships semi-finals and IFSC Speed World Cup took place today at The Boulders in Saanich, B.C. Canadian National Championships Semi-Finals For the women’s open, American’s Delaney Miller and Melina Constanza (first in Youth A) kept their
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Canadian National Championships: Qualifiers at The Boulders

The Canadian Nationals Lead Difficulty and Speed Championships qualifying round took place at The Boulders in Saanich, B.C. on May 16. After a long day of climbing that saw climbers from across Canada rope up and gun for the top, the top climbers from each category are heading to
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The 2015 European Championships Results

The European Championships took place in Innsbruck, Austria this weekend and it was a fantastic competition. In front of thousands of spectators and under clear, crisp skies, competitors from across Europe gave their best to make it to the podium. A photo posted by OEWK –
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