How Climbing Athletes Qualify for the 2020 Olympics

June 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

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 […]


Allison Vest and Guy McNamee Crowned 2019 Open Lead National Champions

May 21st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Allison Vest and Guy McNamee Crowned 2019 Open Lead National Champions

Open Finals Recap, All Podiums and Photos


Canada Strong Climbing Hosts International Coaching Conference in Ontario this Summer

May 14th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canada Strong Climbing Hosts International Coaching Conference in Ontario this Summer

It’s no secret that rock climbing is now more popular and mainstream than ever before. As a result, there are increasingly more young people looking to join climbing teams at one of the many […]


Three Key Takeaways From the Paris Olympics Announcement

February 21st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Three Key Takeaways From the Paris Olympics Announcement

Mainstream and social climbing media are blowing up with the news that Sport Climbing is up for consideration to be included once again in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris 2024. To be […]


National Team Training Camp A Success, Words with Uchida and Frangos

February 15th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on National Team Training Camp A Success, Words with Uchida and Frangos

Last week, Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) wrapped up a 10-day National Team training camp, held in Vancouver, January 28 to February 7, 2019. Based on the feedback from the athletes, the national governing body […]


Vest and Mah Win B.C. Bouldering Provincials

January 21st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Vest and Mah Win B.C. Bouldering Provincials

Allison Vest won the B.C. Open Bouldering Provincials held at BoulderHouse in Victoria this weekend. Vest was the only woman to complete all four final problems. Sophie Buitendyk took home silver with two tops […]


Epic Lead, Speed and Boulder Comp for China Open 2018

November 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News | Comments Off on Epic Lead, Speed and Boulder Comp for China Open 2018

The second edition of the China Open, now an International Climbing Series event, took place from Nov. 16 to 18 in the familiar setting of Guangzhou, China. The following is the IFSC news release. […]


Allison Vest Comes Second At Boulderfest North in Minneapolis

November 13th, 2018 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News | Comments Off on Allison Vest Comes Second At Boulderfest North in Minneapolis

Boulderfest North took place this weekend at Minneapolis Bouldering Project (MBP). This was the gym’s first big comp held as a community event in the style of its sister Bouldering Project gyms in Austin […]


Canadian Comps at Gneiss, Le Mouv and True North

November 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Comps at Gneiss, Le Mouv and True North

Bouldering comp season has started in Canada and as we head into the third weekend the numbers of participants is much higher than last year. Comps this weekend will take pace at Gneiss in […]