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Two new speed world records, Grossman with third gold in a row

Records broke on the second IFSC World Cup weekend in Salt Lake City: Poland's Aleksandra Miroslaw broke her own world record for the third time in a row, Indonesia's Kiromal Katibin improved the men's fastest time for the second time in three weeks. In bouldering, Natalia Grossman underlined her dominance with the third World Cup gold in a row. The Japanese Yoshiyuki Ogata won the men's event.

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Cortina d'Ampezzo: climbing paradise in the heart of the Dolomites

Cortina d'Ampezzo – The Italian community is best known for skiing. The Italian holiday resort is a paradise not only for snow sports enthusiasts, but also for climbers. Steep walls offer countless routes of all levels of difficulty. The choice is immense and the ascents are short. AND: Even on days off or after work, the picturesque village makes hearts beat faster.

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Adam Ondra climbs a special kind of 8c in his home country

The Czech Republic is richer by an 8c boulder. It was the first to be climbed by what is probably the strongest climber in the world at the moment: Adam Ondra. Sviní Ponor may not go down in the history books as Sloup's most beautiful boulder, but as the most unusual: It starts in a river bed and can only be climbed when the water level is low.

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