A History of Climbing Competitions Since 1985

July 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

International climbing competitions have come a long way in the past few decades. As we ready for this year’s IFSC World Cup season, in which many Canadians will be heading overseas, it’s important to […]


McColl Finishes 7th in Chamonix Lead World Cup

July 13th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

The Chamonix World Cup had a bit of everything, from tight races and low falls, to expected wins and shocking misses. The biggest surprise of the event, of course, was that Janja Garnbret didn’t […]


Test Your Memory of the 2019 Bouldering WC Season

July 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

And enjoy highlights from Charlie Boscoe’s commentary


Villars Lead World Cup 2019 Finals Highlights

July 8th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

An exciting men’s round, not so much for the women


Watch Villars Speed and Lead World Cup Finals 2019

July 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Watch exciting Finals to the first lead world cup of the year


Athletes Selected for the CEC Lead World Cup Season

June 26th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Athletes Selected for the CEC Lead World Cup Season

On June 13-14, 2019, Calgary Climbing Centre hosted Climbing Escalade Canada’s (CEC) National Team selection camp for the 2019 Difficulty (Lead) World Cup season. Joining Sean McColl and Alannah Yip on the team are […]


How Climbing Athletes Qualify for the 2020 Olympics

June 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on How Climbing Athletes Qualify for the 2020 Olympics

For the first time in history, Sport Climbing will be part of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, 2020. Many people have been wondering how athletes qualify to compete at this monumental event. Below is […]


Yoshiyuki Ogata Wins His First Bouldering World Cup in Vail

June 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News | Comments Off on Yoshiyuki Ogata Wins His First Bouldering World Cup in Vail

The men’s Finals in Vail on Saturday were exceptionally tense with excitement. Both the Gold medal and the overall bouldering title were up for grabs and it was never obvious throughout the round who […]


Dynos Were Once Bad Style and the World Record

June 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Dynos Were Once Bad Style and the World Record

“The climber, to stay balanced and in control, maintained three points of contact at all times.”


Ten Canadians Competing this Weekend at the Bouldering WC in Vail, CO

June 7th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Ten Canadians Competing this Weekend at the Bouldering WC in Vail, CO

The last bouldering World Cup of 2019 kicks off this Friday June 7, in Vail, Colorado. This event is known to be a competitor favourite because it takes place as part of the action-packed […]