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Isaac Leff of the United States of America competes at the IFSC Youth World Championships Voronezh 2021. Photo: Jan Virt/IFSC

2022 IFSC Youth World Championships Heading to Dallas

The 2022 International Federation of Sport Climbing Youth World Championships are heading to Dallas with competition starting August 22 with more than 400 climbers attending and competing at two venues within the destination. The IFSC and USA Climbing made the announcement on Friday. Boulder competition will be held at Movement Climbing’s The Hill for Boulder […]

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USA Climbing Scales New Heights with Prudential Sponsorship

USA Climbing, off a silver medal performance in the sport’s Olympic Summer Games debut in Tokyo, has announced a sponsorship partnership with Prudential Financial. Prudential’s sponsorship is aimed at building talent, supporting training and travel for international competitions, as well as elevating the team’s presence and success globally. The partnership will help shape the next […]

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USA Climbing Selects Reno for Two Youth Competitions

USA Climbing will bring two youth events to Reno, Nevada, hosting the 2021 Youth National Championships, July 13–18, and the inaugural Youth Climbing Festival, July 9–11. The events will be staged at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Mesa Rim Reno. The Youth National Championships will combine two events — bouldering and the sport and speed […]

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Sender One Climbing in LA to host 2021 Paraclimbing World Cup

The International Federation of Sport Climbing and USA Climbing have announced that the third Paraclimbing World Cup scheduled for October 9–10, 2021, will take place in Los Angeles, at Sender One Climbing Gym. The IFSC Strategic Plan 2020-2028 aims at the inclusion of Paraclimbing in the Paralympic Summer Games in Los Angeles 2028 with the […]

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Climbing Gyms Struggle to Remain on Top

Alice Kao got into climbing at the end of a relationship 10 years ago that left her seeking an outlet for something new. “I walked into a climbing gym in London,” she said, “and it changed by life.” In the decade since, that passion led to meeting her now husband and business partner, and the […]

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USA Climbing Team Trials Head to Memphis

The High Point Climbing and Fitness Club in Memphis, Tennessee, will host the USA Climbing National Team Trials from March 26–30, 2021, during which time athletes will be selected to represent the United States at international events sanctioned by the International Federation of Sport Climbing. Athletes will compete in all three disciplines of climbing – […]

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Four Sports Provisionally Added to 2024 Paris Olympics Program

Breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have been provisionally included for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris, the highlight of Tuesday’s International Olympic Committee session. The Olympic Programme Commission will continue an analysis and observation of the four sports proposed, with a final decision to be made in December 2020. No further sports can be […]

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