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Austrian daredevil all set for 23-mile supersonic skydive

If you happen to be in a passenger jet flying across the US on Tuesday morning and see a man in a space suit hurtle past the window at 690mph, don’t be alarmed. It’s just Felix Baumgartner two-thirds of the way through his record-breaking leap to Earth.


It’s now or never – The Olympic chances of sport climbing

It’s either now or never: this is what is suggesting Marco Scolaris, the President of the IFSC, the international Federation of sport climbing.


Craig DeMartino, of Loveland, climbs in the Bercy in Paris, France at the Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships in September. / Courtesy of Craig DeMartino

Amputee climbs back from fall that changed his life

He’d eventually lose his right leg eight inches below his knee, but DeMartino did return to climbing.


Adam Ondra Does FA of World’s Hardest Route

At Hanshelleren cave of Flatanger, Norway, Adam Ondra has been working on a 55m long project, rumored to be 38/9b+.



Video: Climbing in El Chonta, Mexico

Eduardo Uribina sends La Bocina after a month of projecting the route in the stunning cave climbing zone, El Chonta. El Chonta is about 30 km from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico.


Joe Mohle Rock Jock of the month

Joe Möhle is the Rockchicks Jock of the month



Video: The most difficult big wall climb on Earth

Orbayu route, proposed as a 8c+/9a difficulty, is arguably the world’s hardest multiple route in big walls.

Banff Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012 ticket bookings are now open at Ster-Kinekor cinemas.



Why Sport is Better Than Bouldering for the Olympics

Climbing is on the shortlist for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. Whether or not this is “good” for climbing may still be a fun thing for the usual online amateurs to debate…


Male climber required for film work

Pyranha Stunts is looking for a male climber around 22 years old to be cast in an Indian film for film work.