Petro-Canada FACE Grants for Andrew Wilson and Alannah Yip

September 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Petro-Canada FACE Grants for Andrew Wilson and Alannah Yip

Alannah Yip and Climb Base5 head coach Andrew Wilson have received a 2017 Petro-Canada Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence (FACE) grant. The annual grant goes to 55 potential Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their […]


Puccio and Narasaki Win Adidas Rockstars 2017

September 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Puccio and Narasaki Win Adidas Rockstars 2017

Alex Puccio and Tonoa Narasaki took first place in Female and Male at the Adidas Rockstars 2017, where over 3,500 spectators watched athletes from around the world compete. Puccio is having one of her […]


Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival 2017 (Cancelled)

September 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events | Comments Off on Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival 2017 (Cancelled)

Tour de Frank will start on Sept. 16 in Crowsnest Pass. The Alberta outdoor bouldering festival/competition has been taking place for a few years with dozens of climbers. The 2017 festival was cancelled due […]


Watch the 2017 Adidas ROCKSTARS Competition

September 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on Watch the 2017 Adidas ROCKSTARS Competition

The 2017 Adidas ROCKSTARS will be taking place on Sept. 15 and 16 and will have climbers from 25 countries competing. The popular climb-to-DJ-music format is streamed live every year from Stuttgart’s Porsche-Arena in […]


Watch Indoor Rock Climbing Training Video

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Indoor Rock Climbing Training Video

Paul Robinson is one of America’s top all-round rock climbers. “Thanks everyone for tuning in to the first indoor rock climbing training episode,” Robinson wrote about his in-depth training video below. The crossover crux […]


IFSC Youth World Championships 2017 Report

September 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC Youth World Championships 2017 Report

Team Canada was in fine form at the Youth World Championships 2017 in Innsbruck, Austria. While Canadians didn’t bring home any medals, there were a number of memorable moments, tops, Semis and Finals. Indiana […]


Canadian Victor Baudrand Makes Youth Worlds Finals

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Victor Baudrand Makes Youth Worlds Finals

Canadian Victor Baudrand is heading to Youth B Lead Finals at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Innusbruck. Placing fifth in Semis has put him in a good position to possibly stand on the […]