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.
Today the men's final competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead take place. You can watch the live stream here.
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.
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.
Bassa Mawem was injured in the Olympic qualifying round and cannot take part in the final. That happened.
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.
In this video, Jakob Schubert shows the athletes' perspective in an international competition.
The Belgian Sébastien Berthe secures the first repetition of the multi-pitch route Arco Iris (8c +, 200m) near Montserrat, Spain.
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.
Accessory cords are true all-rounders and are used in a wide variety of situations on the mountain. We will show you what you can use accessory cords for and which diameters are suitable for which purpose.
The two professional climbers Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have launched a petition to save the Lorüns climbing area. The area is located on the property of Steinbruch Lorüns GmbH.
Andrea Chelleris succeeded in the red point ascent of the 9a route Pure Dreaming near Arco. The 12-year-old climber is the youngest person to date to have been able to climb a route with this red point difficulty level.
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 But the victory was revoked - because of cannabis consumption.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 present.
The North Face presents “New Life”, a feature film that accompanies climbers Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson on their journey to parenthood and shows the ups and downs of their outdoor adventures as they raise their first child, Arthur.
The Italian Alfredo Webber, 52 years old, climbs the route Pure Dreaming (9a) near Massone, above Arcos, rotpunkt.