Photos from First Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News | No Comments »

The first Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium took place in Toronto from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2017. The symposium organizer was Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh and there were a number of guest speakers, including Sasha […]


Webb and Condie Win Psicocomp 2017

August 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Webb and Condie Win Psicocomp 2017

The 2017 Psicocomp took place at Park City in Utah on during the Outdoor Retailer trade show. Hundreds of people made it to the Olympic training center to watch some of the world’s best […]


Russian Ice Competitor Banned for Drug Use

July 31st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Russian Ice Competitor Banned for Drug Use

Russian ice climber Pavel Batushev is not allowed to compete for four years. He has been banned by the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) after testing positive for meldonium. The veteran comp climber […]


Sean McColl Gets Silver at Briancon 2017

July 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Gets Silver at Briancon 2017

Sean McColl finished in second place for silver at the IFSC Briancon World Cup, the third Lead World Cup of the year. McColl is fresh off third at The World Games. After his climb […]


Watch Sean McColl in Briancon World Cup Finals

July 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Sean McColl in Briancon World Cup Finals

Sean McColl is hot off his third-place finish at The World Games and is heading into Finals at the Briancon World Cup. Climbing strong in Qualifications and Semis, McColl is moving forward in seventh […]


Sean McColl Gets Bronze at The World Games

July 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Gets Bronze at The World Games

Sean McColl was the only Canadian invited to this year’s World Games and it’s the second time he attended the event. He walked away with bronze in Lead. The next IFSC World Cup is […]


McColl Finishes Sixth at Chamonix World Cup 2017

July 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on McColl Finishes Sixth at Chamonix World Cup 2017

Sean McColl finished sixth overall at the 2017 IFSC Chamonix World Cup, giving Canadians back home a great show on the livestream. It was McColl’s 10th Chamonix World Cup. A number of Canadians made […]