Will Bosi succeeds in the first ascent of Free at Last in Dumbarton. If his suggested rating of 9a+ is confirmed by potential repeaters, the overhanging and technically demanding line would be considered the toughest sport climbing route in Scotland.
The Japanese Tomoa Narasaki is one of the strongest boulderers in the world. In this video he reveals the best way to hold underhand grips and what to look out for.
The American Natalia Grossman finished the last Bouldering World Cup of the season again as the best and also crowned her overall World Cup victory with the gold medal in Innsbruck. Hot on their heels was Germany's Hannah Meul, who won her second silver medal in a row. The podium was completed by the Japanese Miho Nonaka.
At the last Bouldering World Cup of the season, American Colin Duffy won his first World Cup gold. He won in Innsbruck ahead of Dohyun Lee from Korea and the Japanese Yoshiyuki Ogata, who was crowned bouldering season champion thanks to his consistently strong performance.
From June 21st to 26th, the best climbers in the world will compete in the disciplines of paraclimbing, bouldering and lead at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Innsbruck. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
We'll show you the quad stretch exercise, which stretches your thighs and hip flexors so you can climb higher.
Officially there are currently two 9A boulders: Return of the Sleepwalker and Burden of Dreams. Both have not yet been repeated. Soudain Seul was demoted once and then upgraded again, currently checking in at 8c+/9a. Unofficially there are at least two other boulder problems that belonged at the top of the list of the most difficult boulders in the world, but Shawn Raboutou does not want to reveal them yet.
Nacho Sánchez climbs his long-term project Daños con-laterales in Fortuna, Murcia and rates the boulder with 8C +. The Spanish climber needed more than 30 sessions to line up all the moves.
Dave Graham stayed in Ticino for months and devoted himself to his numerous old projects in Val Bavona. His last coup is the first ascent of Boulder Euclase (8C +).
The DAV team celebrated a great success at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Brixen: Yannick Flohé won gold and is only the third German to ever stand on the top of a World Cup podium. Hannah Meul secured silver in a nerve-wracking duel against Natalia Grossman from the USA.
Will Bosi succeeds in the first repetition of the 8C boulder Silent Singer in Bowder Stone. Like Aidan Roberts, who climbed the line for the first time in a short time in February of this year, the strong Brit also managed to climb it quickly. It took him three sessions to solve the boulder problem.
The two strong Americans Alex Puccio and Michaela Kiersch secure an inspection of the Boulder Tigris sit (8B+) shortly before the end of their Magic Wood trip and fill their already impressive tick list again.
On June 10th to 12th, the international climbing elite will scale the bouldering wall in the Vertical Climbing Center in Brixen. 196 athletes are expected for the IFSC Bouldering World Cup. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
After thousands of hours on the mountain, years of detailed work and the goal of opening up the small village of Rakchham in the Indian Himalayas for climbers and boulderers together with the locals, Bernd Zangerl from Tyrol is ready to share his insider tip with the climbing world. For the 42-year-old pioneer of the international bouldering scene, sustainability and strengthening the region are the focus of his project.
On July 9, 2021, Drew Ruana climbed Insomniac (8C+). The strong American recently released an edit by Alton Richardson that is well worth seeing, showing him making the first ascent of his boulder in Lincoln Lake, Colorado.