Although climbing is a skill-based sport, as a newcomer it is easy to fall into the mistake that harder climbing requires more strength. This impression is supported by countless videos on social networks in which climbers demonstrate their physical abilities. Continue reading >
As climbers, we spend a lot of time outdoors. But how can we reduce the impact we have on the environment whilst still getting the most out of our favourite sport? Continue reading >
Congratulations Alex on your amazing send! It takes a lot of strength, patience and tenacity to achieve something as incredible as this! Continue reading >
“People have asked me for years to share how I tape my fingers. My skin is generally pretty bad so it’s something I’ve needed to perfect in order to climb hard.” Alexander Megos
Everyone is talking about liquid chalk and whether or not it should be mandatory in gyms. Today we will explain the difference types of formulas and how they work.
Our beloved gyms are slowly allowed to start reopening their doors under certain, strict conditions.
In order to support the gyms and motivate you to train hard, we are running a campaign, #supportyourlocalgym, together with our partners Edelrid, Deutscher Alpenverein e.V. (DAV), Bergzeit, Vertical-Life and SuddenRush Guarana Deutschland. Continue reading >
It is clear to us as climbers, that climbing is the greatest sport ever! But to an outsider, it may not be clear. Why do you torture yourself on that wall? Why would you squeeze your feet into those shoes? You could just go hiking! Well, we could, but for a climber, hiking is just a means of getting to the crag! Climbing is cool and I’ll tell you why! Continue reading >
Ahead of the upcoming IFSC Combined World Championships in Japan (11th – 21st August 2019), we take a look at how the qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo works!
All in all there will be 40 climbers competing at the Olympic Games; 20 men and 20 women, with a maximum of two men and two women per country. Continue reading >
Have you ever noticed how much fun kids have when they’re doing handstands and cartwheels? That is probably because kids love to move their bodies around in every direction possible and love to look at the world from different perspectives.
Adults seem to have forgotten just how much fun (and how useful) a handstand can be! Continue reading >