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 […]


Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic from Bouldering Nationals

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic from Bouldering Nationals

The Canadain Open Bouldering Championships took place this past weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. It was an intense few days of competition with some of Canada’s best climbers. Below are the top six […]


The 2017 Canadian Bouldering Championships at Rock Jungle Results

March 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Canadian Bouldering Championships at Rock Jungle Results

The Canadian Open Bouldering Championships took place this weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. The route setters led by Simon Parton worked all week to set some top problems. Last year, Alannah Yip and […]