Bristol was chosen to host the finals of the BMC/MCofS Junior Boulder Cup 2015, with the event being hosted at Bloc. I spent some time getting an insight into the fascinating pre- and post-event processes behind putting on such an event, and of course a crucial part of this process is the route setting. Although [...]
Local young-gun Josh Baldwin recently sent 'A Day Called Zero' at the Wave, Cheddar Gorge. It his first of the grade, so Georgia spoke to him to get the low-down on how it went. G: How do you feel now you’ve hit the 8a milestone? J: Really happy all the training has paid off. [...]
Joakim Sveen is undertaking a MSc at the University of Gloucestershire in Sports Performance. His study looks at the differences between Sports Climbers and Boulderers, with the aim of facilitating specific training for each. Please see the attached poster for more information.
We caught up with Cailean Harker to congratulate him on his recent send of 'Poppy' 8b+ at Anstey's Cove, and to get some insight into what this sort of accomplishment takes. Callum: Congratulations on your recent send. Callum: What's poppy and where is it? : Cailean: It's a short, hard route at Ansteys cove. Ansteys [...]
Quick 1 Day rock climbing trip to Torbay Myself, Matt Cox and Yan headed to down to climb in Torbay, specifically to get some long awaited DWS in at London Bridge area. With none of us having been there before and as I have not been deep water soloing for a very long time we [...]