Black Diamond and Austrian Climbersâ€™ Association back Innsbruck Climbing Centre and sponsor internat
- Wednesday 1st February 2017
Feb 1st; 2017
Black Diamond has joining forces with the Kletterverband Österreich (KVÖ) [the Austrian Climbers’ Association] and will be the main sponsor of the 2018 Climbing World Championships, the 2017 Youth and Junior World Championships in Innsbruck and World Cup events in Austria.
These events will be held at the new ‘state-of-the-art’ Innsbruck Climbing Centre which is set to open in June 2017. Comprising approx. 5,700m2 of climbing space the complex will be one of the largest in the world. Operated by the Innsbruck Alpine Club, the new centre will have approx. 1,200 m2 of bouldering space, around 1,500 m2 of outdoor rope climbing from three towers and about 3,000 m2 of indoor rope climbing space.
Black Diamond – with their European headquarters in Innsbruck – is the main sponsor. The KVÖ-federal training centre is incorporated within the Innsbruck Climbing Centre which will also host popular, competitive and top-flight sports events.
Amongst the first major climbing events to be held in Innsbruck are the 2017 Youth & Junior Championships in September and the 2018 World Championships; all will be covered by live streams and television broadcasts. Black Diamond will act as the exclusive sponsor from the outdoor industry. There will be additional sponsors from other industries.
Black Diamond is the sponsoring partner of the Austrian Climbers’ Association and its events until 2022.