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Top 10 Moments From USA Bouldering Nationals

On January 29 and 30, the USA Bouldering Nationals brought you some of the biggest names in climbing. Here are the top 10 plays featuring the most heart stopping and event shaping moments from the final round. Nathaniel Coleman and Megan Mascarenas won the big comp, full results here.
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Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

Winter is half over, which means there are still plenty of Mondays before the rock is warm. Here are a few motivating moves from Instagram that would be fun to mimic. Just click on the video to watch. Tag #grippedmoves if you have a rad problem, big move or unique route you would
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Tour de Bloc Results from Coyote Winter Classic

The Tour de Bloc made a stop at Coyote Rock in Ottawa on Feb. 6 for the Winter Classic. One of the most popular climbing events in Ottawa, the Winter Classic always brings the big guns from around the province. Lots of top climbers made the trip and in the end, Sam Tiukuvaara won
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Indoor Climbing Walls Become Video Game

Time Trial is a new interactive rock climbing video game produced by Randori and hosted at Brooklyn Boulders. Players are given the opportunity to compete in a dynamic setting featuring augmented reality on a climbing wall. You have never seen anything quite like this before. The
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Canada’s 2016 IFSC World Cups Cancelled

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) made the announcement in the following press release. CEC is very disappointed to announce that we will not be hosting IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup events in Central Saanich, BC in July 2016. The CEC is also very disappointed to announce that, at
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Setters Set Routes for Opening of World’s Largest Bouldering Gym

The Austin Bouldering Project (ABP) in Austin, Texas, is being called the largest bouldering gym in the world. After almost two years of construction, the facility “believed to be the largest bouldering gym in the world,” opened its doors on Jan. 23. In this video, we
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Words With Top Comp Climber Kyle Murdoch

Kyle Murdoch is a top climber who is currently ranked first in Sport Climbing B.C.’s Junior category and third in Open for Bouldering. Kyle is based in Port Coquitlam, where he spends most of his time outside of school at the climbing gym. He has competed internationally as
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Basecamp Podcast With Eric and Elise Sethna

Eric and Elise Sethna are two of Canada’s most accomplished sibling climbers. From numerous CEC and Tour de Bloc wins to competing on the National Team, the Sethna’s have dominated many competitions. Raised in Canmore, they began their impressive comp career on Dung
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Commentary Highlights From USA Nationals

The USA Bouldering Nationals had some big climbing moments, but in this short compilation we get to hear some audio highlights. From cray, green blob, watch-wearing-competitor, strong and struggle to a number of creative words, the commentators pulled out all the stops to provide
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Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

There is nothing like a Monday to get you motivated for making big moves. Here are a few moves that have popped up on social media that would be fun to mimic. Just click on the video to watch. Tag #grippedmoves if you have a rad problem, big move or unique route you would like to
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