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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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Canadians at Final Ice World Cup of 2016

The final Ice Climbing World Cup of 2016 has wrapped up in Rabenstein, Italy. A number of Canadians made the trip to Italy for the big event. The overall winners were Korean Han Na Rai Song for the women and Slovenian Janez Svoljsak for the men. For Canadian women in
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Mascarenas and Coleman are New USA Bouldering National Champs

The USA Climbing Bouldering National Championships finals took place in Madison on Jan. 30. In 2015, Nathaniel Coleman and Megan Mascarenas were the talk of the town with their impressive comp results. At the first major American comp of 2016, they proved it was no fluke and both
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Results From Ontario Open National Series Comp

On Jan. 30, the first Ontario Open National Series Event took place at True North Climbing in Toronto. Some of Ontario’s strongest comp climbers made the trip to True North for the first Provincial comp of the season. For the women, Elise Sethna took home first place,
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Ontario Bouldering Provincials This Weekend

Top climbers from eastern Canada are at True North Climbing this weekend. The event is the first Ontario Open National Series Event of 2016. Strong climbers including Elise Sethna, Celeste Wall, Andre DeFelice and Lucas Uchida will be competing. Qualifiers and Finals will be
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Shauna Coxsey and Training With a Finger Injury

Finger injuries can end a climber’s session, season or year and knowing how to prevent and care for them is important. In this clip, Shauna Coxsey trains for a World Cup while resting an injured finger. “She was always adamant that she didn’t want to work with a
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B.C. Comp at Edge Photos and Results

The first Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) comp of 2016 took place at The Edge in Vancouver. On Jan. 23 and 24, top climbers made their way to The Edge for one of the biggest comps of the season, the B.C. Bouldering Provincials. Top senders Sean McColl and Mathilde Becerra won the Open
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Ontario Tour de Bloc Results and Photos

The first Tour de Bloc of 2016 to take place in Ontario went down on Jan. 23. Some of the Toronto area’s strongest indoor climbers made the trip to Etobicoke for the big comp. In the Open category, Olivia Wyett won for the women and Lucas Uchida for the men. Regular Gripped
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Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

The second stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Switzerland on Jan. 22 and 23. A number of Canadians are competing at the event in Saas Fee and have advanced to semi-finals on Sat. Jan. 23. Karlee Hall from B.C. finished the day in 16th and Rebecca Lewis from
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SCBC Bouldering Comp This Weekend

Less than a week after Alberta’s bouldering provincials and climbers are gearing up for the B.C. provincials. On Jan. 23 and 24, climbers will be competing at The Edge in North Vancouver for not only a podium finish, but for points in the national series. The same Sport
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