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The two Americans Michaela Kiersch and Alex Puccio have been at Magic Wood since mid-May and are cracking one classic after the other.
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.
Ilya Bakhmet-Smolensky announces the repetition of the Fontainebleau test piece No Kpote Only and provides video evidence at the same time. However, the uncut video of his inspection is not beyond doubt.
At the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Seoul, South Korea, the American Natalia Grossman and the Japanese Fujii Kokoro secured the gold medal in the bouldering discipline.
Bouldering legend Dave Graham has been in Ticino for several months and seems to be in top form. His latest exploit is the ascent of Boulder Primitivo (8c). Here is the video of his inspection.
Like many other climbing professionals, Vadim Timonov recently stayed in Fontainebleau. Since the conditions were unfavorable for the really difficult problems, the strong Russian quickly concentrated on flashing. The result: a ticklist with numerous boulders in the eighth French grade.
With Mirror Reality, Drew Ruana recently climbed his fiftieth 8b+ boulder and shortly thereafter opened another 8c with Dire Wolf. Since the American left the competition circuit behind in 2020 to focus primarily on bouldering, he has been unstoppable.
The World Cup start in Meiringen did not go as planned for Simon Lorenzi with 39th place. The Belgian was able to prove his strength in the bouldering paradise of Ticino. In Brione he managed the Boulder Vecchio Leone (8b), Kingdom (8b+/c) and Everything the Light Touches (8c) within a few days.
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A few hours ago the final of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup took place in Meiringen, Switzerland. With an impressive performance in the last boulder, Tomoa Narasaki catapulted himself onto the podium. Closely followed by his compatriot Yoshiyuki Ogata. Third place went to Frenchman Mejdi Schalck.
Janja Garnbret won gold and Natalia Grossman silver at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen. Andrea Kümin confidently climbed to third place.
In January, Brooke Raboutou stayed in Ticino and enjoyed the variety of boulders in the Swiss sun room. During her stay in Switzerland, she managed some difficult boulders, including Kings of Sonlerto (8a +), La Proue (8b), Iur (8b +) and Heritage (8b).
From April 8th to 10th, the climbing elite will meet for the first Bouldering World Cup of the season in the Haslital climbing hall in the Bernese Oberland. The IFSC Climbing World Cup in Meiringen kicks off the competition season. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
Jakob Schubert traveled to the Red Rocks near Las Vegas at the end of January with a clear goal: to inspect Sleepwalker (8c +). To achieve this, he put everything on one card - and lost. In an interview, the climbing world champion talks about stubbornness, struggles and dealing with failure.