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Bouldering

McColl Sends Meadowlark Lemon Sit Start

Sean McColl has sent Meadowlark Lemon Sit, V14. Paul Robinson made the first ascent in 2012, two year after he established the stand start. The route has been repeated a number of times by Dave Graham, Carlo Traversi, Niccolò Ceria, James Webb, Daniel Woods and others. Originally
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Climbing News

The world of climbing is busy with competitions, hard repeats and first ascents. Here are a few of the stories making headlines. Daniel Woods According to 8a.nu, Daniel Woods has been on a sending-spree for the past couple of months. In January he spent time climbing in Penoles,
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Youth World Cup Climbing Wall Burns Down

The Magenta hydraulic wall with wood panels, in Noumea, has burned down.  The Magenta climbing wall in Noumea, New Caledonia, which is supposed to host the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championship, in August 2014, in lead and speed, was largely destroyed by a fire in December. No
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Live Tonight, Nov 30th, 2013: Tour de Bloc Calgary!

Tune in here to watch Canadian climbers compete in the finals at Tour de Bloc at the Calgary Climbing Centre at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Live streaming video by Ustream
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Tour de Bloc Results

Top three Men and Women from Grip It and Allez Up this weekend
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Portland Boulder Rally 2013

Check out this video highlighting the best sends and falls from the October comp
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Toronto Bouldering World Cup 2014

The 2014 Toronto World Cup will be held at Gravity Climbing Gym in Hamilton, Ontario, on May 31 and June 1, 2014
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Canada’s Rising Boulder Star

An Interview with Dave Heerema, One of Ontario's Strongest Boulderers
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10 Years of Tour de Bloc

In it’s 10 year history as Canada’s national climbing series, the Tour de Bloc has organized over 144 events in 35 different gyms with close to 20,000 competitors. Here is a photo retrospectve of some of the most dramatic moments of this important Canadian climbing event.
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