Yannick Flohé has made a brilliant start to the new climbing year: in Ticino's Bouldering Mecca Chironico, he climbed two tough test pieces in one day on January 24th: Ephyra (8C+) and From Dirt Grows the Flowers (8C).
Yannick Flohé is currently testing his fitness on rock in the United States. The German professional climber scores routes around the ninth French degree in the second attempt.
This video shows eight super strong boulderers as they tackle the Kingdom Wall in Brione, Ticino.
Yannick Flohé and Jakob Schubert are both among the world's best climbers. To find out which of them has more taste, they met in northern Germany for a boulder block battle.
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.
At the IFSC World Cup in Koper, 20-year-old Slovenian Luka Potocar won his first World Cup gold. The Swiss Sascha Lehmann climbed to second place. The Japanese Ai Mori caused a surprise for the women: she beat the house favorite Janja Garnbret on her comeback in the competition circus.
At the moment, the best climbers in the world are handing each other a hand in the Magic Wood. Camille Coudert has ended his two-week Avers trip with an impressive ticklist. Yannick Flohé is just getting started. And Anna Hazelnutt once again shows nerves of steel.
On the second qualifying day of the European Climbing Championships, the men competed in lead climbing and the women in bouldering. Janja Garnbret also dominated the competition in this discipline, while Alexander Megos made himself a birthday present for the men.
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.
At the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Salt Lake City, Team Austria had a strong start and had two finalists each. The youngsters then secured the podium places: 18-year-old Mejdi Schalck won ahead of the Japanese Ogata and Kawamata. In the women's category, Grossman won ahead of Raboutou and Nonaka.
As we wrote recently, the Boulder Off the Wagon in Val Bavona has been under siege in the past few weeks. The result of this are two new inspections and three current videos. We present the latest three videos of the boulder.
Within a few days, the ultra-classic of Val Bavona, Off the Wagon, with its low-start version, is celebrated twice. Yannick Flohé and Sergei Topishko were successful.
In the past few weeks, we have received an above-average number of reports about inspections. Philipp Geisenhoff opened a new difficult route in the Basler Jura, Alexander Rohr and Dylan Chuat each scored two 9a's, Katherine Choong climbed a difficult MSL tour and Yannick Flohe flashed an 8b boulder.
The third Lead World Cup of the 2021 season ended yesterday evening in Chamonix, France, where the Italian Laura Rogora and the American Sean Bailey took first place in the women's and men's finals.