Top Climbers Drop by Boulders B.C. Summer Camp

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Climbers Drop by Boulders B.C. Summer Camp

The Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria is a world-class facility. During the summer, they host six camps that focus on technique development and overall training. This summer, top climbers Sean McColl, Libor Hroza, Kai […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

Munich has concluded five IFSC Bouldering World Cup series since 2010. In 2014, the third most populous city in Germany attracted more than 6,000 Sport Climbing fans to the grand Olympic Stadium – host […]


Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

Sean McColl is one of the world’s best competitors and one of Canada’s top climbers. He has continuously pushed the limits of hard climbing and has inspired countless young athletes to try hard on […]


Response to Rosie Dimanno of the Toronto Star: Climbing Should be in the Olympics

August 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Response to Rosie Dimanno of the Toronto Star: Climbing Should be in the Olympics

On Aug. 4, Toronto Star columnist Rosie Dimanno wrote an article titled ‘Games watered down as Olympics chase youth.’ In the piece, she said, “Sport climbing. Another activity for the pointlessly adventurous. Welcome to […]


Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

August 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

Psicocomp has celebrated its fourth year at Park City in Utah. Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch took first place after an exciting evening with a record turn out. Canadians Josh Muller and Jason Holowach […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Sean McColl Podiums in Briancon

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Sean McColl Podiums in Briancon

The third Lead World Cup of the season is taking place in Briancon, France, and Sean McColl finished Qualifiers in first place and went into Finals in second behind Domen Skofic. McColl finished in third […]


Sean McColl Wins 2016 Villars World Cup

July 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Wins 2016 Villars World Cup

Sean McColl has won the first-ever World Cup to take place in Villars, Switzerland. He was one of many Canadians who travelled to Europe last week for back-to-back World Cups, the first being in […]