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Joe Rockhead’s Tour De Bloc Nationals and CEC Regionals

On March 7 and 8, Joe Rockhead’s hosted the 2014/15 Tour De Bloc Nationals /CEC Regionals. Photos and Report by Aidas Odonelis Over 40 men and 20 women competed through a qualifying round with only eight climbers from each advancing to the final round. Full Results A
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Video: Youth Bouldering Canada – 2015 Nationals Highlights

Top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario in February to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition. In total, eight national champions from eight categories claimed gold and a spot on the Canadian
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Youth Bouldering National Champions Crowned in Burlington

Over the weekend, top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition.  To see more photos from the comp, check out Matt Chapman’s Flickr Page. The
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2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition

This weekend, top youth climbers across the country vie for National Bouldering titles at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition, at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario. Qualifiers took place on Sat., Feb. 14 and photographer Matt Chapman brought us a
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McColl, Ondra and Other Top Climbers Will Be At IFSC World Climbing Camp In B.C.

A one-of-a-kind climbing camp is being held at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria this month.  What: This event will see the top climbers in the world in both lead (difficulty) and speed come to the Boulders to teach athletes who wish to hone their skills, and learn more about
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Mohammad Jafari and Alex Puccio Win ABS16!

The American Bouldering Society’s 16th installment of the National Bouldering Championships took place in Madison, Wisconsin. All of the action was live-streamed thanks to Louder Than 11. For the ninth year in a row, Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio held on to their national
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ABS 16 National Championships Pre-Show With Alex Puccio

As the clock ticks down to the American Bouldering Series 16, a few of the returning champs gave a pre-show run down on the weekends events. ‪#‎absnationals‬ ABS 16 Website
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2015 Quebec Provincials Bouldering Championships

Quebec’s top climbers rallied in Montreal this past weekend and competed at the Provincial Championships at The Bloc Shop. Photos of the Open competitors taken by Nic Charron of the Block Shop. Open Results The Bloc Shop has become one of Quebec’s go-to bouldering
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Interview with SCBC’s President Iain Stewart-Patterson

Iain Stewart-Patterson is the president of Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) and is based in Kamloops. Stweart-Patterson started working in Adventure Education in 1979 and has been an instructor in the Adventure Studies Department at Thompson River University since 1992. As a fully
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The Triple-Header, New Speed Record and Words With Hannah Block

On January 11, 2015, over 115 of the top sport climbers from British Columbia gathered at the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Triple-Header at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich. There were many highlights from the Bouldering and Difficulty
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