Canadian Kindar McNamee Finishes Top 20 at Worlds

September 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Kindar McNamee Finishes Top 20 at Worlds

B.C. climbers and brothers Kindar and Guy McNamee are currently at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. So far, the two strong siblings have competed in Youth B Boulder. In Qualifications, Guy […]


Canadian Indiana Chapman Makes Worlds Finals

September 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Indiana Chapman Makes Worlds Finals

Ontario climber Indiana Chapman has advanced to Finals at the IFSC Youth World Champsionships in Innsbruck, Austria, in Youth B Boulder. The week-long event had over 1,100 climbers register to compete in a number […]


Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

The Arco Rockmasters 2017 IFSC Lead/Speed World Cup is taking place this weekend in Italy and a number of Canadians made to the trip. Congrats Elan Jonas McRae for making Lead Semis at @rockmasterfestival! […]


Photos from First Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Photos from First Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium

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 […]