Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve Win Climbing Works Festival

March 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve Win Climbing Works Festival

After two days of intense competition, Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve took top spots at this year’s Climbing Works International Festival. This event marks the start of the IFSC Bouldering season and gives […]


The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival in U.K.

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival in U.K.

The Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) traditionally announces the start of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup season, providing viewers a forerunner of who is in form leading up to the start of the season. […]


Words With Sean McColl After Bouldering Nationals Win

March 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Words With Sean McColl After Bouldering Nationals Win

Sean McColl won the Bouldering National Champoinships for the 10th time earlier this month. McColl is one of the world’s leading competition climbers, has stood on a number of international podiums and is the […]


Canadians Crush at Great Lakes Mixed Comp

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Crush at Great Lakes Mixed Comp

The Great Lakes Mixed Comp took place this weekend with more than $5,000 dollars in prized. The first-time event took place at the Peabody Ice Climbing Club and is organized by Ontario climbers Nathan […]


IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

Hosted by Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) and the Fédération Québécoise de Montagne et d’Escalade (FQME), this year’s meeting brought together about 100 delegates representing 44 National Federations to prepare for 2017 and discuss key […]


Kai Lightner and Ashima Shiraishi Win USA Open Lead

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Kai Lightner and Ashima Shiraishi Win USA Open Lead

The USA Open Lead Championships were this weekend and Kai Lightner and Ashima Shiraishi finished on top of the Male and Female podiums. Margo Hayes is fresh off her impressive send of La Rambla […]


Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

March 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

On March 11, the IFSC Annual Plenary Assembly will be taking place in Quebec. The president of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Mr. Marco Maria Scolaris, and its distinguished guest, Climbing Escalade […]