Coxsey and Watabe Win Nanjing Boulder World Cup 2017

April 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Coxsey and Watabe Win Nanjing Boulder World Cup 2017

The 2017 stop in Nanjing for the IFSC World Cup took place on April 29 nd 30 in front of big crowds. British climber Shauna Coxsey took top spot for Women and Keita Watabe […]


Alberta Provincials/National Comp at Elevation Place 2017

April 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alberta Provincials/National Comp at Elevation Place 2017

This weekend will be an Alberta Provincials Lead Open and Youth Provincials as a National Series event at Elevation Place in Canmore. Qualifications start on Saturday morning, Semis and Finals on Sunday. The two-day […]


Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Watch Canadians in Nanjing

April 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Boulder/Speed World Cup 2017: Watch Canadians in Nanjing

On April 29 and 30, competitors from around the world will head to Nanjing, China, for the second stop on the Asia World Cup circuit and the third IFSC event of the year. Fully […]


Sean McColl Receives Olympic Bursary from Canada

April 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Receives Olympic Bursary from Canada

Climbing Escalade Canada announced that Sean McColl has been selected as one of 50 Olympic athletes to receive the HBC Athlete Bursary Program for Canadian athletes. The HBC Foundation and the Canadian Olympic Foundation […]


Speed World Record and More at Chongqing World Cup

April 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Speed World Record and More at Chongqing World Cup

The busy city of Chongqing, China, welcomed a strong and fast group of elite climbers for the first IFSC Speed World Cup and second IFSC Bouldering World Cup of 2017. Of course the story […]


Top Results from Five Canadian Comps this Weekend

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Results from Five Canadian Comps this Weekend

With five Lead and Speed competitions going on in Canada this weekend, it’s fair to say most of Canada’s top comp climbers were in action. As Alannah Yip was making history in Chongqing, China, […]


Alannah Yip Makes Finals at China World Cup and Makes History

April 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Makes Finals at China World Cup and Makes History

Canadian champion Alannah Yip has made history by becoming the first Canadian female to make Finals at an IFSC World Cup. Yip powered her way into Semis and headed into Finals in sixth in […]