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IFSC Partners with Auto-Belay Provider Perfect Descent

Perfect Descent is the world leader in Speed climbing auto-belays. Distributed by Aerial Adventure Technologies, Perfect Descent auto-belays were selected by the IFSC in 2016 to provide a more secure and fair competition environment, as well as a...

IFSC Olympic Qualification Event

Today, Friday 18th May, the IFSC Executive Board elected the city that will host the Olympic Qualifying event in 2019 ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Among four strong candidates (Chongqing, Los Angeles, Moscow and Toulouse)...

Double Victory for France, 1st Win for Israel, Noguchi Repeats

France’s Anouck Jaubert returned to the top of the Speed climbing podium and season rankings and Bassa Mawem won his first IFSC World Cup this weekend in Tai’an, China. In Bouldering, Alex Khazanov claimed his first gold medal and...

2 Bouldering Wins for Japan; Indonesia, Russia Excel in Speed

The Bouldering and Speed climbing seasons continued this weekend in Chongqing, the first stop on the 2018 China Tour. In the end, Indonesia, Japan and Russia all brought home three IFSC World Cup medals. Under the early...

China Tour 2018: Faster, Stronger

The 2018 IFSC World Cup series continues this month with the first stage of the China Tour taking place in Chongqing on May 5th-6th and in Tai’an on May 12th-13th, hosting its first IFSC World Cup event. Faster...

Josh Levin Presents Sport Climbing

Josh Levin visited International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters last month in Lausanne, Switzerland, an integral part of his role as Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. During the visit, Levin gave a...

Sport Climbing Shines at The World Games

From April 15th-20th, the 16th edition of SportAccord took place in Bangkok, Thailand. The convention is the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport. It is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging...

Jaubert Ties World Record, 3 Medals for Japan, Russia, Slovenia

Anouck Jaubert tied the women’s Speed climbing world record on her last run and Japan, Russia and Slovenia placed 3 athletes on the podium at the second Bouldering and first Speed event of 2018. 6 months after...

The Home of Speed Climbing

After celebrating 70 years of Sport Climbing events last year, Moscow welcomes the best Bouldering and Speed athletes next weekend to Russia, where the earliest Speed climbing competitions were organised. The first climbing competitions were organised in...

Climbing Life Among 750 Events for Peace

For the 5th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the international community, motivated by Peace and Sport, organised more than 750 events registered on www.april6.org. Numerous international sports federations, athletes, Champions for Peace, institutions, schools, and...

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