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Kai Lightner and Delaney Miller Win the SCS 2015 Nationals

The Sport Climbing Series National Championships are taking place in Boston’s Central Rock. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae finished in sixth place as the only international climber in the finals. Qualifications took place on Friday at Central Rock. America’s best indoor
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Interview with Elise Sethna, Canadian Champion

Elise Sethna is a Canadian champion and at the age of 21, she has more podium finishes to her name than most other competitors in her category. She also has the women’s world record for biggest dyno. At eight years old, Elise’s family attended the Banff Mountain Film
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering National Championships Results

After two days of competition at the Bloc Shop the best climbers of the weekend have taken their spots on the podium. Photos courtesy of Aidas Odonelis at Ruby Photography Studios The temperatures in Montreal dipped to freezing temperatures, but inside the Bloc Shop things really
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Semi-Finals Results

The Semi-Finals for the Canadian Bouldering Championships took place at Montreal’s Bloc Shop Saturday night. Eight men and eight women are heading to finals. On Saturday, Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosted the CEC bouldering nationals qualifications and
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Bouldering Nationals: Qualifications Results

Qualifications for the Canadian Bouldering Championships in Montreal’s Bloc Shop went off perfectly. Today Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosts the CEC bouldering nationals. This is the final stop of the CEC circuit for the year. All Canadian climbers who
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals at Bloc Shop: One Day Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal starting tomorrow, March 20. There’s one day left until more than 200 climbers arrive at the Bloc Shop to compete for top spot. The winners will be crowned as national champions and go
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Two Days Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal and are only two days away. On the evening of March 22, they will be competing for the Canadian champion title and the entire event will be LIVE streamed so everyone can witness the action.
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Knut Rokne is Retiring after 15 Years of Dedicated Coaching

Knut Rokne has been coaching in Calgary for 15 years. As one of the most respected and experienced Canadian climbing coaches, Knut is currently the head coach of the competitive team at the Calgary Climbing Centre (CCC). He is set to retire from coaching at the end of March. Knut
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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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