IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

July 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

Sean McColl was the only Canadian to advance to Semis in Villars, much like last week’s World Cup in Chamonix, but this week he advanced to Finals. After the comp, he said, “What a […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Advances to Semis at Villars Lead

July 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Advances to Semis at Villars Lead

Like a few days ago in Chamonix, Sean McColl has advanced to Semis at the first Villars World Cup. Other Canadians who competed include Becca Frangos, Annie Chouinard, Elan Jonas McRae, Nathan Smith, Matt […]


Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

Sean McColl advanced to Finals at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Chamonix and said after Semis, “Well this first Lead World Cup of 2016 is already in my mind a success with my […]


Sean McColl Qualifies for Semis at Lead World Cup, Watch Tuesday!

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Qualifies for Semis at Lead World Cup, Watch Tuesday!

Sean McColl is advancing to Semis tomorrow at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Chamonix. He reached the top on the first Qualification route and climbed well on the second. A number of other […]


Ashima Shiraishi OK After 15-Metre Gym Ground-Fall

July 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ashima Shiraishi OK After 15-Metre Gym Ground-Fall

Ashima Shiraishi was climbing at Stone Summit in Georgia with her father, who is also her coach and longtime climbing partner. As Andrew Bisharat wrote in his article for National Geographic Explorer, “Hisatoshi ‘Poppo’ […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Lead in Chamonix

July 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Lead in Chamonix

On Mon. July 7, the IFSC World Cup will make the annual stop in the picturesque Chamonix for the first Lead and Speed events of the year. The coaches for the Canadian team are […]


Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

June 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

On June 11, the Bouldering World Cup made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was the only World Cup in North America this year. It took place at the GoPro Mountain Games, a high […]