The final round of the 2017 World Cup Lead comps was held over the weekend with Jacob Schubert and Janja Garnbret taking the Kranj golds whilst Romain Desgranges and Janja Garnbret scooped the 2017 overall titles.
Cheered-on by the event and virtual crowd, Molly Thompson-Smith and Shauna Coxsey climbed their hearts out in Kranj over the weekend blasting GB lead comp climbing to new levels.
As reported earlier this week, Molly Thompson-Smith demolished Mecca (F8b+) in just three sessions before jetting off to Kranj for the show-down Lead comp of the 2017 season.
Molly Thompson-Smith added Mecca (F8b+) to her CV before dashing home to pack ready to jet off for the final 2017 World Cup Lead event.
Seb Bouin has just knocked off a couple of F9a’s whilst on an ‘easy routes’ trip to Italy.
The Leonidio climbing festival is off and running as is Alex Megos who has wasted no time to get a couple of F8c first ascents and an F8c+ flash in the bag.
Fred Beckey, the US legendary climber who became known as the original dirtbag, passed away Oct 30th aged 94.
Leo Holding, along with Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon, are heading to Antarctica to attempt to climb The Spectre and complete a trans-continental traverse using a combination of traditional man-hauling and ski-kiting.
With a little over a week before the closing date for entries for the final 2017 World Cup Lead event in Kranj, Shauna Coxsey has thrown her hat into the ring as a starter.
Hot news from Spain is that Angela Eiter has become the first ever female to send F9b by redpointing La Planta de Shiva 9b at Villanueve del Rosario, Spain.
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