I just returned home from spending the past week in Austria representing the United States in the Youth World Championships for sport climbing. It was a great opportunity to be able to compete in this exciting and challenging event. During the competition we received climbs with very different styles from what I had ever climbed on in a competition before. But they were some of the most fun and exciting routes I have ever done. We were given very challenging routes, but one of the best parts was to be on new and different holds and features that I...
Hey everybody! Here I am again back at home for a while before bouncing again for a climbing trip... My summer has been fun! In July I spent ten days in Arco competing in the Bouldering World Champs but unluckily I got an unsuccessful result... I got in the semis but then completely messed up at them... next time!
I write this sitting in a bar terrace with sea views from Menorca and Mallorca looking south from the island, the Cap d'Artruix has become our home these two weeks. And contracture I have in the trapezius on the right side two days ago I hard I can do much, so in solitude while enjoying the Laiathroes of summer, I review my days on the island of Nura.
A world first! The first international DWS competition, listed on the IFSC calendar, and there was a strong bunch out to test the water!
Five Ten athletes Dave Graham and Jon Cardwell give a little climbing instruction in Rifle, CO, in this first behind the scenes look at The Island.
Over the Fourth of July weekend a crew of Chicago climbers and I headed up to Lion’s Head, Canada. Lion’s Head is located on Lake Huron just north of Toronto. These limestone bluffs overlook the beautiful Lake Huron, and some of the climbs are directly over the water, making for a refreshing spray.