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Canadians Finish Top-20 at 2016 Adidas Rockstars

Canadians Sean McColl and Alannah Yip advanced to Semi-finals on Aug. 24, but couldn’t finish in the top-six to advance to Finals at the Adidas Rockstars comp in Germany. McColl, 29, is a three-time champ, but finished in 13th after Semis. This was 22-year-old Yip’s first time at the Rockstars event and after an impressive Qualifications, finished in 20th.

This event had a number of the world’s top boulderers make it through to Finals. The top-six Females starting in first after Semis are: Janja Garnbret, Petra Klingler, Akiyo Noguchi, Mina Markovic, Staša Gejo and Leah Crane. Top-six Males after Semis are Jernej Kruder, Jongwon Chon, Tomoa Narasaki, Jan Hojer, Rustam Gelmanov and Alban Levier. Watch the Finals here. Below are Instagram posts from the event, click to watch the first clip.