On April 4th and 5th, 2014, the best sport and speed competition climbers in the US descended on Sender One in Santa Ana, California to compete for their share of a huge cash purse and a spot on the 2014 US National Team.
Magic Wood in Switzerland is not a big bouldering area, but pound for pound it might be one of the coolest and most beautiful in the world.
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Training, Coaching and Success. Very often I sit around wondering what factors help a person to succeed. Success in life like success in climbing requires preparation. For me, this often results in many hours spent isolated in my spare room doing…
It was a brilliantly hot day when the Montagu Mayhem Rock Rally took place this year. Over 50 climbers took part and we even had some visitors from up country competing.
A film documenting the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen. Everest Unmasked follows Italian and Austrian mountaineers Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler through the Khumbu icefall into the Western Cwm then up to the South Col and Summit.
Highliners from SA and abroad are invited to attend the first South African Highline Meeting which will be hosted at De Pakhuys in Rocklands from 15-25 May 2014
Slovenian climber Rok Klancnik has done the third ascent of Klem Loskot’s ‘Bügeleisen’ in Malatal, Austria. Klem sent the problem back in 2001 and assigned a grade of 8B+ (V14).
A dream-team of Americas strongest boulderers, including Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods, Dave Graham, Paul Robinson, and Shawn Raboutou, has traveled to the hidden boulder fields of Peñoles, Mexico with the goal of repeating test-pieces and establishing the hardest climbs in the Chihuahua desert.
Vintage footage of Spiderman Dan Goodwin as the color commentator at the First International Sport Climbing Competition at Snowbird, Utah where Dan takes a huge 45′ whipper to illustrate the challenges the competitors will face .
On Saturday K-Way athlete Andre ‘AJ’ Calitz ascended Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge an incredible 14.5 times in 12 hours; that’s 10,257 vertical metres. This exceeds the previous record of 10,060 metres and will etch Calitz’ name on the World Record listing for ‘Greatest vertical height climbing stairs in 12 hours’.
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