Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

Becca and Sara Frangos have been making headlines for their comp wins over the past decade. Based in Canmore, the 18-year-old twin sisters are currently ranked first and second place in Difficulty in their age […]


Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

The open performance team at Climb Base5 is preparing for its second season, aiming to again provide high-level training opportunities for aspiring young adults. This past year, the eight-person team competed in all local events […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

The Vail World Cup is the only IFSC World Cup taking place in North America in 2016. It is part of the GoPro Mountain Games from June 9 to 12 that draws thousands of […]


Jason Holowach and Alannah Yip Win Open at Difficulty Nationals

May 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Jason Holowach and Alannah Yip Win Open at Difficulty Nationals

The Canadian Difficulty Open and Youth Nationals took place at Elevation Place in Canmore on the weekend. With over 200 competitors, it was the first Alberta Nationals in years and the biggest gathering of […]


Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

May 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

It’s that time of year for the best Canadian Youth and Open climbers to travel to the Rockies for the National Difficulty competition. You will be able to follow MC Pete Woods on Gripped’s […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlights from Innsbruck

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlights from Innsbruck

Watch here the best moments of the Innsbruck Bouldering Finals. Canadian Sean McColl finished in third place on the podium. Full results here.


IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Podiums and Coxsey Wins Again

May 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Podiums and Coxsey Wins Again

One of the biggest World Cups of the year took place in Austria on Canada’s May 2-4 weekend. Top Canadian Sean McColl finished third and grabbed Canada’s first podium finish in the 2016 World […]