Watch Slacklining Deep Underground in France

April 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Lukas Irmler heads 500 metres down into the French cave called Gouffre Berger for a slacklining session. This shall be called deeplining.


Angie Scarth-Johnson Sends 5.14c in Red River Gorge

April 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Angie Scarth-Johnson is only 12 years old and she already has a number of hard climbs to her name. In 2013, she became the youngest climber to ever send 5.13d with her sent of […]


Boulder World Cup 2017: Highlights from Switzerland

April 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch highlights from the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland. This is the first of many World Cups in 2017, which the IFSC announced will be livestreamed for free.


Kai Lightner Sends First V13 On Summer in Paradise

April 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Kai Lightner is one of the world’s leading young climbers with sends up to 5.14d and national championship podiums to his name. He is currently in Magic Wood projecting hard boulders. On his first […]


Alizée Dufraisse Sends Estado Critico 5.14d in Siurana

April 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

French climber Alizée Dufraisse has made the first female ascent of Estado Critico 5.14d in Siurana, Spain. On her blog, she wrote, “I finally could achieve one of the nicest routes I’ve worked on, […]


Watch Highlights From Adidas Rockstars 2017 in Moscow

April 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

With 1,500 spectators and 460 boulderers, it was a big event. Two skilled climbers won the event, Ekaterina Kipriyanova and Egor Kryachkov. The win gave them wildcards to the main event in Stuttgart, Germany […]


Watch Ultra-Runner Champ Anton Krupicka Talk Mountains

April 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

American ultra-runner champion Anton Krupicka talks about life after breaking his leg, which includes climbing and mountains. He ran his first marathon at age 12 and has won a number races, including the Leadville […]