We are glad to finally let you guys know about the first ever edition of Suzuki Nine Knights MTB from August 22nd-27th at the Urlaubs-Arena Wildkogel Neukirchen/Bramberg, Austria. Just like the Nine Knights ski edition, we are looking forward to blowing people´s minds with a field of the world´s best athletes, massive medieval features as well as a week of progression in terms of riding level and MTB imagery.
After a month climbing at Ceuse, my legs needed a break from the hike- Party in Vienna! And I guess there was the World Cup as well. I figured since I was going to be in Europe for three months this spring that I’d consider attending one of the bouldering WC to get a sense of how strong I would need to be to do well in one in the future. Near the end of April, needing a break from the brutalities of Ceuse, I checked the competition schedule on the IFSC website and saw that there were two...
My skin is dead after 3 days in Val Di Mello but all is not lost as for the first time in almost 1 week, I have solid, reliable internet access. Many emails need to be read and written, but as I am lazy and have a short attention span, I decided on a break in the shape of this mini review of my favourite shoe, the FiveTen Quantum
On the first weekend in May a big event took place in Kitzbühel, Austria. The KITZRock Boulder cup is always a well-organized competition in Austria, where also German climbers are allowed to compete. The qualification round on Friday consisted of six Boulder problems, more than it is usual at German competitions.It was already in this first round that the rout setters showed their knowledge of creating great boulders. The problems were funny, interesting and varied.
Entre un fin de semana, medio pasado por agua, una gastrointeritis de 24 h fugaz causada por los sulfitos del vino de Rioja y que como decimos Laia y yo sopla viento del norte y es epoca de cambios (como en la película Chocolat), nos toco estar encerrados en casa (sin contar un paseo por el bello paraje de Savassona), acabar de dejar listos unos pedidos de diseños y de paso lo que hace el aburrimiento comprar videos de escalada, esta vez le toco el turno a Better than Chocolate.
Lucky for us this is such a good cliff, as we don’t have that many world class sport venues. This isn’t Spain. But we do have a few. This is the most important confirmation Adam Ondra has made, the fact that he’s returned for a second week means he must like it here, after all, he could go anywhere in the world for sure.