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Climbing Business Journal 2020 Grip Survey, calling all setters!

EDITORIAL

Friday, 29 May

Climbing Business Journal 2020 Grip Survey, calling all setters!

Since 2014 the annual CBJ Grip List survey has provided insights into the top climbing hold and volume brands from around the world. This year, they are adding …


Megos strikes in Allgäu

Friday, 29 May

Megos strikes in Allgäu

Alex Megos, who has qualiefied to Tokyo 2021, reports on Insta that he has spent five days in Allgäu having done seven routes 8c and harder including X-Hale 9a,…


Friday, 29 May

Youth Worlds in Russia moved to 2021

IFSC inform that the Youth World Championship in August in Voronezh in Russia has been postponed to 2021. They also say that in 2022, it will take place in USA.


EDITORIAL

Thursday, 28 May

Hojer and Puccio #1 post lockdown

In the new 8a website, there are plenty of more ranking possibilities. Jan Hojer is #1 during the last month on Routes and Alex Puccio is ahead of all male in Bouldering. Juniors: Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi & Oriane Bertone 40+: Rafael Puredski & Laurent Hogan


Nepobedim Ext. 8c by Niki Rusev (14)

Thursday, 28 May

Nepobedim Ext. 8c by Niki Rusev (14)

Niki Rusev comes out strong from the lockdown having done his second 8c, Nepobedim Ext. 8c in Karlukovo, Video. Things started getting better with the pandemic…


Satan i helvete Low 8C FA by Oriane Bertone (15)

Wednesday, 27 May

Satan i helvete Low 8C FA by Oriane Bertone (15)

Oriane Bertone has done the FA of Satan i helvete Low 8C in Fontainbleu after a broken hold. Dave Graham did the FA of the stand 8B and then Seb Frigault added …


8c, 8A+ and two 8B's by Natalia Grossman (18)

NUMBERS

Tuesday, 26 May

8c, 8A+ and two 8B's by Natalia Grossman (18)

Natalia Grossman reports on Insta that she has done the route Positive Vibrations 8c and three hard boulders; Halfway Crooks 8A+, Jeremiah Low 8B and Wheel of F…


World explorer Toni Arbonés (53) still doing 8b+

NUMBERS

Tuesday, 26 May

World explorer Toni Arbonés (53) still doing 8b+

Toni Arbones the godfather of Siurana, started as an alpinist in the 80's but quickly also begun competing in the World Cup. Later he moved to Siurana where he …


Pure Dreaming 9a by Laura Rogora (19)

Tuesday, 26 May

Pure Dreaming 9a by Laura Rogora (19)

Laura Rogora, who has qualified for the Olympics, reports on Insta that she has done Pure Dreaming 9a in Arco in just eight tries. "It is an endurance test. The…


Tuesday, 26 May

The Party's Here 9a by Stefano Carnati

Stefano Carnati has done The Party's Here 9a in Valbrona. "I first tried it one day last year when it was still a project. Then Gabri Moroni did the FA in October! Last week I decided to get back on it, despite warm and humid conditions. It was a great project to test my shape after quarantine and I…