Olympia

These athletes have the last chance to qualify for the Olympics

Who has already qualified for Paris 2024 and who has the last chance to do so at the two Olympic Qualifier Series events.

Adam Ondra builds a climbing wall in a sauna | Beyond Focus 4

In preparation for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Adam Ondra and his team built a sauna - with a climbing wall. No joke.

“I liked speed climbing a bit” | Adam Ondra - Beyond Focus

Adam Ondra has never made a secret of his aversion to speed climbing and has always criticized the combined Olympic format. But he still found a little joy in the discipline, as he reveals in the latest edition of his four-part video series "Beyond Focus".

Alberto Ginés López: young, strong and taciturn

The 18-year-old Spaniard is a whiz kid. But who is he actually? Symbolic of his meteoric rise, the information about his person is lagging behind. Even the Spanish media don't know much about their protégé. We'll wear it together.

That is why speed climbing must be rated separately

Much has now been discussed about the controversial combination format that was held at the Olympics and selected the first Olympic champions. The main focus was on the question of whether the speed discipline falsified the ranking. We say yes. But the vertical sprint was good for the spectacle.

Why is Janja Garnbret the strongest competitive climber in the world?

Our sport celebrated its debut at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. In the women's category, Janja Garnbret won after an impressive performance in the disciplines...

Jakob Schubert on the Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo

Jakob Schubert has set himself the goal of winning a medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Said and done. Jakob Schubert won the bronze, behind Alberto Gines Lopez and Nathaniel Coleman. In the following article he reports personally what the medal means to him and how satisfied he is with his performance.

Janja Garnbret wins Olympic gold in sport climbing

The Slovenian Janja Garnbret once again confirms her absolute dominance in sport climbing for women. She wins the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Two Japanese women, Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi, follow in second and third place. Jessica Pilz falls to 2th place shortly before the end of the competition.

Olympic ticker sport climbing: Final women (speed, bouldering, lead)

Today, August 6, 2021, the women's Olympic final round will take place in the sport climbing disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. We continuously summarize and show the results.

Live stream sport climbing: Olympic final women

Today the women's final competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead take place. You can watch the live stream here.

Alberto Gines Lopez wins Olympic gold in sport climbing

The young Spaniard Alberto Gines Lopez wins the first Olympic gold medal in the history of sport climbing. The American Nathaniel Coleman and the Austrian Jakob Schubert follow in second and third place. Crown favorite Adam Ondra finished in 6th place.

Olympic ticker sport climbing: results final round men (speed, bouldering, lead)

Today, August 5, 2021, the men's Olympic finals in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead will take place. We continuously summarize and show the results.

Live stream sport climbing: Olympic final men

Today the men's final competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead take place. You can watch the live stream here.

Will Adam Ondra benefit from Bassa Mawem's injury?

During the qualifying round, Frenchman Bassa Mawem tore his biceps tendon. Should he not take part in the finals in the combined format, this would have a strong impact on the speed result. The big beneficiary would be Adam Ondra.

Olympic ticker: results qualification round women sport climbing (speed, bouldering, lead)

Today, August 4, 2021, the women's Olympic qualification round will take place in the sport climbing disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. We continuously summarize and show the results.

So it is with Bassa Mawem

Bassa Mawem was injured in the Olympic qualifying round and cannot take part in the final. That happened.

Live stream: Olympic qualification women / sport climbing

Today, August 4, 2021, the qualification competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead will take place from 10.00:15.40 a.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. You can watch the live stream here.

Olympia: is Alexander Megos in the final after all?

With a final rank of 9 after the qualification day, Alex Megos just missed the top 8 and thus the final. But the Bassa Mawem placed in front of him is likely to be injured. So will Megos move up to the final?

Olympics / Results Qualification Round Men Sport Climbing (Speed, Bouldering, Lead)

Today, August 3, 2021, the Olympic qualification round in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead will take place. We continuously summarize and show the results.

Live stream: Olympic qualification men / sport climbing

Today the men's qualification competitions are held in the sport climbing disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. You can watch the live stream here.

Adam Ondra: I just have to forget about speed

In an interview with Francis Sanzaro from Gym Climber, Adam Ondra talks about the Summer Olympics, mental strength and what he loves about climbing in general.

In Olympic fever: This is how speed climbing works

In anticipation of the Olympics, we are approaching the discipline of speed climbing in a self-experiment in the 12th edition of the BETA program and challenge you to a duel: Who can beat our best time? The top five win a pair of Unparallel climbing shoes of their choice.

Alexander Megos and Jan Hojer's first days in Tokyo

The climbing sport celebrates its Olympic premiere in Tokyo. Alexander Megos and Jan Hojer compete for the German team. That was how her first days in Japan went.

Climbing at the Olympics 2021: dates, live stream, athletes, rules

Climbing at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Here you can find information, dates, live stream and more.

When Chris Sharma was still climbing competitions - and was accused of doping

In 2001 the American Chris Sharma dominated the Bouldering World Cup in Munich. But the victory was revoked - because of cannabis consumption. Today, twenty years later, professional climbers consume carrots and insect meal. Our sport has become more professional. We take a look at the past and the present.

Olympia: All athletes confirmed

A few days ago the International Climbing Association (IFSC) announced the last two Olympic candidates. Koreans Jongwon Chon and Chaehyun Seo complete the list of athletes who will compete in the disciplines of lead, bouldering and speed at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Switzerland and Germany miss the last chance to get an Olympic ticket

Both Switzerland and Germany missed the last chance to qualify for the Olympics at the European Championships.

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Climbing professionals as climate ambassadors – is that possible?

Katherine Choong and Nicolas Hojac are climbing professionals and climate ambassadors at Protect our Winters. How do you deal with this dual role?

Training despite an annular ligament injury

Ring ligament injury: In this video, Dave MacLeod explains what an adapted training session on the bouldering wall can look like.

Ondra during the 9a onsight attempt: final stop for grip breakout

This video shows Adam Ondra making a solid 9a onsight attempt. But when the handle breaks, it comes to an abrupt end.

Spanish Kinglines repeated

Jorg Verhoeven, Gabriele Moroni and Leo Ketil Bøe repeat classics of the 9th French degree in Siurana, Oliana and Margalef.

5th Petzl Climbing Festival Frankenjura 2024 | Info & program

Save the Date: from May 30th to June 2nd, 2024, the Frankenjura climbing festival is going into its fifth round in idyllic Königstein.