I came to Rocklands this year with one main goal in mind, to make the second ascent of Monkey Wedding, V15. This climb was originally put up by Fred Nicole many years ago. The climb begins sitting on an edge for the left and undercut for the right. You first trend up and left with some difficult moves which leads you into the crux sequence. The crux revolves around a very hard left hand undercling that you have to do a very hard move to and off of with a terrible slopey heel hook. ...
Three days, two locations, four Race Face athletes. Part1: by Margus Riga "It was late July when Ryan Berrecloth called me up and suggested we hit up a set of jumps in Penticton, BC he had built last year, but never got a chance to hit. It sounded sick, and we decided it would be even sicker if after Penticton we got Mike Kinrade, James Doerfling and Beth Parsons to meet us at Silver Star for two days of speed and fun."
I like to invite all of you to my Photo/video session on the upcoming Sunday at my hometrails in Bad Aibling.
Congrats to Five Ten® rider Emmeline Ragot for taking the bronze in the Women's UCI Downhill World Championships.
Five Ten® sponsored rider Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate) earned a bronze medal at the UCI World Downhill Championships held in Mont. Ste. Anne, Canada. This was his tenth Elite Men’s World Championships and his bronze medal will join the gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze World Championship medals that he has won in his career.
2010 IFSC World Youth Championships start Thursday, Sept 9. Julian Bautista is pumped! "I had my last training session at Rock City and all packed up n' ready to go. Can't wait, I've been training hard and looking forward to it all summer!" The event takes place at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA) from the 9-12. Live coverage of all 4 days will be available here. Coverage starts Sept. 9.