The Swiss ice climbers made a strong showing at the UIAA World Cup and the European Championships taking place at the same time in Champagny-en-Vanoise: Vivien Labarile won two gold medals in the speed discipline, Petra Klingler won gold and silver and Benjamin Bosshard secured a silver medal. and a bronze medal.
The Swiss ice climbers have a strong start in the Ice Climbing World Cup. At the first tour stop of the season in Cheongsong, South Korea, two Swiss women made it onto the podium. Reigning world champion Petra Klingler wins gold, teammate Sina Götz bronze.
After the legendary bungee jump by 220 agent Pierce Brosnan, the 007 meter high Contra dam in the Verzasca Valley will once again be the venue for a spectacular event: 16 of the world's best climbers will compete in teams of two in the first head-to-head on the Red Bull Dual Ascent. Head multi-pitch climbing competition.
The World Cup in Morioka was dominated by Japan. Half of all finalists in the competition were Japanese.
The last IFSC World Cup of the season takes place in Japan from October 20th to 22nd. Here you will find information, program and live streams.
Since Sunday, news reports about the Iranian professional climber Elnaz Rekabi have been pouring in. Now she is speaking out publicly.
The mammoth athletes Amruta Wyssmann and Lucia Capovilla were both born without a left forearm. A fact that doesn't stop them from climbing, nor from overcoming their own limits over and over again. A conversation about creativity in climbing, competitions and inspiration.
In the lead discipline, Hannah Maul prevailed as one of the favorites in an absolutely bravura manner. In the men's category, Yannick Nagel caused a big surprise with his success. Because after the semifinals there was little doubt that Yannick Flohé would win. However, the extremely difficult and demanding final route threw a spanner in the works.
The southern neighbors Switzerland and Austria have already held their national championships. On October 1st and 2nd it will also be time in Germany: The German Championships in the Speed and Lead disciplines will take place in the Sparkassendome in Neu-Ulm. The competition can be followed in the live stream.
Janja Garnbret wins the gold medal at the IFSC World Cup in Jakarta. With five out of seven competitions won in the 2022 season, the Slovenian is also undisputedly at the top of the podium in the overall lead ranking. Japan's Ao Yurikusa wins his first gold in the men's event in Jakarta. The overall World Cup victory goes to the Slovenian Luka Potocar.
Indonesian Aspar Aspar and Chinese Deng Lijuan are on top of the podium at the last Speed World Cup of the season in Jakarta. Overall World Cup winners are Veddriq Leonardo and Aleksandra Kalucka, who dominated the 2022 season.
From September 24th to 26th, 2022, the climbing elite will meet in Jakarta, Indonesia, for the penultimate World Cup of the season in the lead and speed disciplines. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
At the weekend, the climbing associations in Switzerland and Austria chose their national champions. Sascha Lehmann and Zoé Egli are the new Swiss champions in lead climbing. In Innsbruck, Jessica Pilz and Georg Parma won the overall Bouldering and Lead rankings.
The Bouldering and Speed Swiss Championships 2022 took place this weekend in the Grimper.ch climbing gyms in Villeneuve and Lausanne. In the women's bouldering discipline, Natalie Bärtschi was at the top of the podium, while Julien Clémence won gold in the men's bouldering discipline.
How did the performance of the German climbing team improve significantly compared to the previous year? We spoke to Ingo Filzwieser.