The North American Climbers Competing at First World Cup of 2023
Some of the best comp climbers from Canada and the U.S.A. are heading to Japan next week
The 2023 IFSC Season kicks off at The Esforta Arena in Hachioji, Japan, on April 21. Some of the world’s best climbers will gather for the inaugural Boulder comp. The last time Hachioji hosted a World Cup was in 2019 – watch those highlights below.
Featuring 12 IFSC World Cup events, two World Championships, and a series of continental Olympic qualifiers, the 2023 season promises to be one of the most exciting and action-packed in years. Below are the climbers from Canada and the U.S.A. competing in Japan next week, for a full list of climbers see here.
Team Canada: Oscar Baudrand, Victor Baudrand, Babette Roy, Indiana Chapman, Guy McNamee, Madison Fisher, Alannah Yip.
Team U.S.A.: Dillon Countryman, Brooke Raboutou, Hugo Hoyer, Anastasia Sanders, Sean Bailey, Kylie Cullen, Jesse Grupper, Kyra Condie, Zach Galla, Cloe Coscoy, Colin Duffy, Natalia Grossman.
IFSC 2023 Schedule
April 21-23: IFSC Boulder World Cup in Hachioji, Japan
April 28-30: IFSC Boulder and Speed World Cup in Seoul, South Korea
May 6-7: IFSC Speed World Cup in Indonesia
May 19-21: IFSC Boulder and Speed World Cup in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
June 2-4: IFSC Boulder World Cup in Prague, Czech Republic
June 9-11: IFSC Boulder World Cup in Brixen, Italy
June 14-18: IFSC Boulder and Lead World Cup in Innsbruck, Austria
June 30 to July 2: IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup in Villars, Switzerland
July 7-9 IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup in Chamonix, France
July 14-15: IFSC Lead World Cup in Briançon, France
September 1-2: IFSC Lead World Cup in Koper, Slovenia
September 22-24: IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup in Wujiang, China