Adam Ondra’s Boulder Semis Slab Slips

September 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The steep routes in bouldering world championships didn’t seem to be too much of an issue for the top climbers, but the slab problems were about who had the best rubber. The slab at […]


Watch Highlights to Combined World Championships

September 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Ten days of nearly nonstop, top-level climbing in Innsbruck culminated on Sunday with the combined finals, the first of its kind at the IFSC World Championships. The six top-scoring men and women athletes competed […]


False Starts in Speed Need to Change for Olympics

September 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Speed climbing is an important part of the Olympic combined format and it was very exciting to watch at the Innsbruck World Championships, but a few improvements can be made. Two of the top […]


Free Solo is People’s Choice Doc at Toronto Film Festival

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The film Free Solo that features Alex Honnold making the first free-solo of El Capitan has won People’s Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Honnold said on Instagram, “Pretty excited to […]


Mile Heyden Sends New Base Line V14 in Magic Wood

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Mile Heyden sent her second V14 with a tick of the classic New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Falling 3 times at the final jug of this incredibly breathtaking line was one of […]


Garnbret and Harada Win Boulder World Championships

September 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

The following is the press release from the IFSC for the bouldering world championships in Innsbruck. 💫 BOULDER WORLD CHAMPION 💫This photo speaks to me on so many levels – The stress, the struggle, […]


Schubert and Garnbret Win Combined World Championships

September 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jakob Schubert and Janja Garnbret won combined at the IFSC World Championships in Innsbruck. The combined event today is the format that will be in the 2020 Olympics. First top for women lead combined […]