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The 2015 European Championships Results

The European Championships took place in Innsbruck, Austria this weekend and it was a fantastic competition. In front of thousands of spectators and under clear, crisp skies, competitors from across Europe gave their best to make it to the podium. A photo posted by OEWK –
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Watch the European Championships Finals LIVE Today!

The European Bouldering Championships have been taking place in Innsbruk, Austria this week. The event kicks off the IFSC World Cup season. Watch the finals LIVE at 12:30 EST here: Also this weekend is the Canadian National Lead and Difficulty Championships in Saanich, B.C. at
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Highlights: European Bouldering Championships Female Qualifiers

Onbouldering has put together a highlight reel (including footage from every single problem) from the 2015 European Bouldering Championships female qualifying round.  Onbouldering’s Website A photo posted by Jessica Pilz (@jessy_pilz) on May 14, 2015 at 2:18pm PDT
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Highlights: European Bouldering Championships Male Qualifiers

Onbouldering has put together a highlight reel (including footage from every single problem) from the 2015 European Bouldering Championships male qualifying round.  Onbouldering’s Website A photo posted by Luka Fonda (@lukafonda) on May 14, 2015 at 4:06am PDT
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Sean McColl Wins Gold at the Valence, France Competition

After placing first at the Canadian National Open Bouldering Championship’s at Bloc Shop, Sean McColl continues his run on the podium as he took home another gold at the Valence, France competition on Saturday May 9. In the qualifying round, McColl climbed all 10 boulders and
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Sean McColl on Comp Rituals, Cycling, Piano and 2015

Sean McColl has taken off 2015 on a great foot as he recently won the Canadian National Open Bouldering Championships, defending his title as one of Canada’s top rock climbers. McColl is an extremely well-rounded climber, having climbed hard routes like redpointing Dreamcatcher
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The Siwash Rock Highline in Stanley Park

Overlooking the English Bay tankers, and a picturesque sunset beyond, three Vancouver-based slackliners strung up and walked a line between Siwash Rock and the cliff above Stanley Park’s Seawall. By Drew Copeland Many people traveling on the path beneath were curious about
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B.C. Provincial Championships’ Results

The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Provincial Championships were held at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich this past Saturday and Sunday. Of the 26 main competition categories, international climbers took home gold in 10 of those and captured
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Rockies Rampage and Alberta Provincials Results

The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships took place at Canmore’s Elevation Place on April 18 and 19.  Qualifiers and Semis The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships had a strong field of competitors turn up for the
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Andrew Funk is a Rising Canadian Rock Star

The next wave of strong Canadian climbers is starting to arrive and Andrew Funk is one of the few on top. With plans to compete at the World Youth Climbing Championships in Italy this summer, Funk is just getting started. The four provinces most involved with youth climbing are
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