The following is a press release from the International Federation of Sport Climbing.
On Feb. 28, IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris attended the opening ceremony of the new Bouldering area of Pôle France Escalade at Brunerie (Tremplin Sport Formation) in Voiron, France.
President Scolaris was welcomed by Pierre You, President of the Fédération Française de la Montagne et de l’Escalade (FFME), IFSC Vice-President Treasurer & Finances Pierre-Henri Paillasson, French Sport Climbing champions such as Anouck Jaubert and Hélène Janicot, and TSF Director Franck Volpi.
“It is so inspiring to see that Olympic preparation centers are developing all over the planet, offering our athletes the opportunity to train in the best possible conditions,” President Scolaris said.
“I wish for these centres to become a point of international exchange and a cultural reference for climbers across world, in line with the genuine tradition of climbing.”