Free Solo is People’s Choice Doc at Toronto Film Festival

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The film Free Solo that features Alex Honnold making the first free-solo of El Capitan has won People’s Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Honnold said on Instagram, “Pretty excited to […]


Mile Heyden Sends New Base Line V14 in Magic Wood

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Mile Heyden sent her second V14 with a tick of the classic New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Falling 3 times at the final jug of this incredibly breathtaking line was one of […]


Garnbret and Harada Win Boulder World Championships

September 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

The following is the press release from the IFSC for the bouldering world championships in Innsbruck. 💫 BOULDER WORLD CHAMPION 💫This photo speaks to me on so many levels – The stress, the struggle, […]


Schubert and Garnbret Win Combined World Championships

September 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jakob Schubert and Janja Garnbret won combined at the IFSC World Championships in Innsbruck. The combined event today is the format that will be in the 2020 Olympics. First top for women lead combined […]


Kai Harada is Men’s Boulder World Champion for 2018

September 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

A post shared by KAI HARADA (@kai_hrd) on Sep 13, 2018 at 12:24am PDT After some of the best climbers in the world missed semifinals and then finals, the final six climbers competed on […]


Figure Fours and Janja Garnbret is the 2018 World Champion

September 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Janja Garnbret won the world championships in Innsbruck in an epic finals with some of the world’s best climbers. The finals problems were difficult and required some creative moves, including the figure four on […]


11-year-old Cedar Pidgeon sends The Kind Traverse V11

September 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the Pidgeon family. Last week, 11-year-old Cedar Pidgeon made history as the youngest Canadian to climb V11. Cedar’s mom is Thomasina, one of Canada’s most […]