B.C. Comps: Winter Classic Triple Header 2018

January 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

The Edge in Vancouver hosted the Winter Classic for Youth A, Open and Junior climbers. The Olympic-style event combined Lead, Speed and Boulder in one weekend. Chloe Earle and Jason Mah took first place […]


Ontario Comps: Uchida and Karnis take BlocBuster 2018

January 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2018 BlocBuster competition took place at Climber’s Rock in Ontario on Jan. 13 with a big turn out. Lucas Uchida and Bronwen Karnis took the wins against a stacked field of climbers. This […]


Calgary Comps: Sethna and Holowach take 2018 Local

January 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Some of Alberta’s most veteran and top competition climbers went head-to-head on Jan. 13 in a local comp. Jason Holowach and Elise Sethna, two regular top-of-podium climbers, took first place for Male and Female. […]


Canada Comps: 2018 Season Starts This Weekend

January 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

The 2018 competition season start across Canada on Jan. 13 with Boulder events in a number of provinces. For competition results visit here and follow Gripped Magazine Comps below. @_hugodorval18_ donne son maximum (😱) […]


Amazing Film ‘Mountain’ Opens in Toronto

January 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News | No Comments »

The new film Mountain – a loftily-ambitious documentary by Jennifer Peedom (Sherpa), commissioned by the Australian Chamber Orchestra, opens in Toronto on Jan. 12 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Narrated by Willem Dafoe, […]


Brands Skipping Outdoor Retailer Despite Denver Move

January 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News | No Comments »

The Outdoor Retailer show is moving from Salt Lake City to Denver this winter. The move comes after some major brand exhibitors pulled out of the Utah event over a number of issues, mostly […]


Watch Hung-Ying Lee Do Splits at World Cup

January 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

This short video from the 2017 IFSC World Cup in Navi Mumbai, India, shows Hung-Ying Lee demonstrating some outstanding flexibility.