Xiamen World Cup 2017 Results and Elan Jonas McRae Injured

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The China Tour concluded with title-winning performances from elite sport climbing athletes at the final Speed and penultimate Lead event of 2017. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae was the lone Canuck at the event. He […]


Watch Highlights from Bloc Shop Open 2017

October 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Bloc Shop hosted its first ever Bloc Shop Open in October 2017. International athletes competed against each other during the weekend, culminating in a spectacular Final for Males and Female. Manu Hassler was invited […]


Wujiang 2017 Results: Canadian Elan Jonas McRae Finishes 12th

October 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian Elan Jonas McRae was the only climber from Canada at this year’s Wujiang World Cup in China and he didn’t disappoint. This was his fourth consecutive World Cup Semis round, which is more […]


Results for Bloc Shop Open in Montreal 2017

October 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Bloc Shop Open was on Oct. 7 and 8 in Montreal. It had dozens of top Canadian and international climbers compete in one of the first bouldering competitions of the seaon in Canada. […]


Elan Jonas-McRae Advanced to Edinburgh Semis 2017

September 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Elan Jonas-McRae Advanced to Edinburgh Semis 2017

Elan Jonas-McRae was one of three Canadian to compete at the IFSC 2017 Edinburgh Lead/Speed World Cup, the others being Christy Spurrell and Roy Lemke. Jonas-McRae advanced through Qualifications and finished in 24th after […]


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 […]