Athletes Head to Montreal for Difficulty and Speed Nationals: Who to Watch For

May 16th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Athletes Head to Montreal for Difficulty and Speed Nationals: Who to Watch For

Allez-Up Climbing Gym in Montreal is hosting a huge event this weekend, May 18-20, 2019: CEC Nationals, two disciplines, youth and open categories. With a record-number of registered athletes, Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) recently […]


Ondra Struggles in China and Bouldering Scores Explained

May 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Video | Comments Off on Ondra Struggles in China and Bouldering Scores Explained

In this episode of Adam Ondra’s series Road to Tokyo, we see Ondra competing at the Wujiang Boulder World Cup in China, the fourth world cup of the season. Ondra missed the third world […]


Another PB for Alannah Yip in Wujiang Speed WC

May 3rd, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Another PB for Alannah Yip in Wujiang Speed WC

A great day for Alannah Yip on the World Cup circuit today in Wujiang. Yip shaved some time off her Moscow personal best (9.509 seconds) for a new PB of 9.449 seconds, which landed […]


Watch Wujiang 2019 Boulder World Cup Semis and Finals

May 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Wujiang 2019 Boulder World Cup Semis and Finals

The Wujiang Boulder World Cup 2019 is taking place this weekend in China and a number of Canadians will be competing in qualifications and hopefully advancing to semis and finals. B.C. climber Alannah Yip […]


Chongqing World Cup Results and Recap

April 29th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Chongqing World Cup Results and Recap

The Chongqing World Cup has come to a close. Those watching were witness to a new world record in Women’s Speed, a first-time winner for Men’s Bouldering and a third consecutive win in Women’s […]


Team Canada Competes in Chongqing WC This Weekend

April 24th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Team Canada Competes in Chongqing WC This Weekend

The IFSC World Cup circuit is well underway and we have another event to look forward to this weekend. Alannah Yip and Sean McColl represented Canada in Meiringen and Moscow and they were recently […]


Ontario and B.C. Crown Provincial Champions

April 22nd, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Ontario and B.C. Crown Provincial Champions

This past weekend, Altitude Climbing Gym in Gatineau, QC, hosted Ontario’s Difficulty Provincials. Toronto’s Florent Balsez took the top spot in Men’s Open. Coupled with his 10th place at Open Bouldering Nationals, winning the […]


Results from Alberta and Quebec Provincials

April 16th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Results from Alberta and Quebec Provincials

The FQME had its final competitions for both difficulty (lead) and speed disciplines last weekend. Audrey Larochelle and Nathan Smith were crowned Quebec’s Open lead champions. These two Bloc Shop athletes have had a […]


Alannah Yip finishes 9th at Moscow Boulder WC

April 15th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Alannah Yip finishes 9th at Moscow Boulder WC

Canada’s Alannah Yip came out first for the semi-final round in Moscow, and she looked super strong. The first problem was quite powerful and Yip was all over it, flashing the zone. She couldn’t […]


Results from Alberta Speed Provincials and Local Comps

April 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Results from Alberta Speed Provincials and Local Comps

Last weekend (April 6-7, 2019) was packed with difficulty (lead) and speed competitions across Canada. There were local events in BC, AB, ON and QC, as well as Alberta’s Speed Provincials, held at CCC […]