Sport Climbing Added to Youth Olympic Games 2018

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

IOC meetings are taking place this week in Lausanne, Switzerland, and yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board agreed to add three sports to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 Sports […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Altitude in Quebec

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The second Tour de Bloc 14 stop in Quebec this season was at Altitude Gym in Gatineau on Dec. 3. Below are Finals results and winners from other categories. The next Tour de Bloc […]


Hive North Shore Hosts National Series Comp

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The first Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) National Series competition took place at The Hive North Shore on Dec. 3. The big event was also a Tour de Bloc. A number of western Canada’s top […]


Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 […]


Results from Canyon Escalade’s FQME November Show Down

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Canyon Escalade in Montreal hosted a big FQME competition on Nov. 26 and 27. The top place finishers are no strangers to the podium for Open Male and Female. Click on the clip below […]