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 […]


Throwback to Highlights From the 2015 Psicobloc

June 13th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Video | No Comments »

The third annual Psicobloc Masters Series took place on Aug. 7, 2015, at Park City, Utah. The event was canceled due to a thunderstorm before the men could finish their final round, but it […]


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 […]


Ten Canadians Competing this Weekend at the Bouldering WC in Vail, CO

June 7th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Ten Canadians Competing this Weekend at the Bouldering WC in Vail, CO

The last bouldering World Cup of 2019 kicks off this Friday June 7, in Vail, Colorado. This event is known to be a competitor favourite because it takes place as part of the action-packed […]


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


Munich Bouldering WC: Surprise for the Men, No Surprise for the Women

May 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Munich Bouldering WC: Surprise for the Men, No Surprise for the Women

“Janja Garnbret always wins in Munich,” said Charlie Bosco as the 20-yr-old Slovenian superstar topped the fourth Finals problem and secured her 5th win in a row of the boulder World Cups this season, […]


Canadian Men in Munich for Bouldering WC

May 17th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Canadian Men in Munich for Bouldering WC

The second-to-last Boulder WC of the season is happening this weekend in Munich, Germany. Canada will be well represented by three of our top male athletes: Sean McColl, Jason Holowach and Lucas Uchida. Qualifiers […]


Athletes Head to Montreal for Difficulty and Speed Nationals: Who to Watch For

May 16th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Athletes Head to Montreal for Difficulty and Speed Nationals: Who to Watch For

Allez-Up Climbing Gym in Montreal is hosting a huge event this weekend, May 18-20, 2019: CEC Nationals, two disciplines, youth and open categories. With a record-number of registered athletes, Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) recently […]


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 […]


Chongqing World Cup Results and Recap

April 29th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Chongqing World Cup Results and Recap

The Chongqing World Cup has come to a close. Those watching were witness to a new world record in Women’s Speed, a first-time winner for Men’s Bouldering and a third consecutive win in Women’s […]