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Bouldering

Watch EpicTV’s Adam Ondra Training Videos

EpicTV’s newest team member, Adam Ondra, is training harder than ever.  EpicTV said, “Athletes like Adam Ondra aren’t simply born, they’re made. And as we’re about to discover, the making takes time, dedication and more than a dash of masochism.
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Interview with Elise Sethna, Canadian Champion

Elise Sethna is a Canadian champion and at the age of 21, she has more podium finishes to her name than most other competitors in her category. She also has the women’s world record for biggest dyno. At eight years old, Elise’s family attended the Banff Mountain Film
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering National Championships Results

After two days of competition at the Bloc Shop the best climbers of the weekend have taken their spots on the podium. Photos courtesy of Aidas Odonelis at Ruby Photography Studios The temperatures in Montreal dipped to freezing temperatures, but inside the Bloc Shop things really
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Semi-Finals Results

The Semi-Finals for the Canadian Bouldering Championships took place at Montreal’s Bloc Shop Saturday night. Eight men and eight women are heading to finals. On Saturday, Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosted the CEC bouldering nationals qualifications and
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals at Bloc Shop: One Day Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal starting tomorrow, March 20. There’s one day left until more than 200 climbers arrive at the Bloc Shop to compete for top spot. The winners will be crowned as national champions and go
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Knut Rokne is Retiring after 15 Years of Dedicated Coaching

Knut Rokne has been coaching in Calgary for 15 years. As one of the most respected and experienced Canadian climbing coaches, Knut is currently the head coach of the competitive team at the Calgary Climbing Centre (CCC). He is set to retire from coaching at the end of March. Knut
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Watch Alex Megos Climb Lucid Dreaming

In January, Alex Megos climbed the difficult Lucid Dreaming in Bishop, his hardest boulder to date. After 11 days of effort, Megos did the sought-after third ascent of the V15 on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder. Red Bull has released this film by Ken Etzel documenting Megos’
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Joe Rockhead’s Tour De Bloc Nationals and CEC Regionals

On March 7 and 8, Joe Rockhead’s hosted the 2014/15 Tour De Bloc Nationals /CEC Regionals. Photos and Report by Aidas Odonelis Over 40 men and 20 women competed through a qualifying round with only eight climbers from each advancing to the final round. Full Results A
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Video: Youth Bouldering Canada – 2015 Nationals Highlights

Top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario in February to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition. In total, eight national champions from eight categories claimed gold and a spot on the Canadian
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Youth Bouldering National Champions Crowned in Burlington

Over the weekend, top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition.  To see more photos from the comp, check out Matt Chapman’s Flickr Page. The
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