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redpoint v pinkpoint

Redpoint vs pinkpoint – Everything you need to know

Redpoint vs pinkpoint – What is the difference? Ohh Yeaah! I’ve redpointed a ____ (feel free to fill in the grade you want). I’ve heard that all the time. Climbers saying they had redpointed this or redpointed that. Redpointing is a term used by sport climbers. So redpointing is something we

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The most outrageous rock climbing scenes in movies

The most outrageous rock climbing scenes in movies

The most outrageous rock climbing scenes in movies Rock climbing scenes have been featured in numerous blockbuster movies. Some are exciting to watch but most are just plain crazy and honestly a bit insulting to us rock climbers. We had sieved through numerous movie clips and compiled a list of movies

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advantages of being a short climber

What are the advantages of being a short climber?

What are the advantages of being a short climber? You’ll probably have asked this question especially if you have just started climbing and you happen to be short. Let’s put things into context. According to Google’s top search result, to be considered short for men, you’ll have to be 1.65m

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climb like a girl

Why it is good to climb like a girl

Why it is good to climb like a girl? Not to be sexist here. When someone says to a guy that he ______ (feel free to add in words like run, throw, jump etc) like a girl. The statement is normally derogatory. Men are stronger, faster and more aggressive and

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Indoneisa Speed Climbing Team

The new powerhouse in speed climbing

The new powerhouse in speed climbing Let’s be honest, speed climbing is not as popular as bouldering or sport climbing. Unless you are training to compete no leisure climber will do speed climbing for fun. Although, speed climbing is not the type of climbing leisure climbers like to do. But

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elite climbers who are short

Elite world class climbers who are short

Elite world class climbers who are short Are there any world-class climbers who are short? Let’s be honest being short had never been an advantage in most sports. Climbing should not be an exception. Or so you think. Let’s take a look at these elite climbers who are short. To

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Top 10 reasons why all women should try bouldering

Top 10 reasons why all women should try bouldering Top 10 reasons why all women should try bouldering. Ladies, are you getting sick of running on a treadmill and spinning on a stationary bike like a hamster? Exercise to build endurance and strength is great but workouts need to be

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SNCS Certification do you need it?

Sport Climbing Course (SCC) certification, do you really need it? What is it for anyway? Before I start, we have to go back to 1996 (yes, 1996 when the Spice Girls were still girls). Singapore Sport Climbing Mountaineering Federation or SSCMF initiated Project TOP OUT to promulgate a national standard

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Why is Janja Garnbret the best competition climber ever

Janja Garnbret at the age of 22 is already a legendary climber. With her prodigious victories at every competition, she is setting benchmarks – breaking her own records. The April 2021 IFSC World Cup at Meiringen confirmed that Janja is the torchbearer with abundant light to dazzle in the Olympics.

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top 10 climbing youtubers

The Top 10 Climbing YouTubers to watch

Who are the top 10 climbing YouTubers to watch? To create such a list I’ll need to set a few key criteria for the selection. Since many elite climbers are also YouTubers so I can’t really rank them by how good a climber they are. If that is the criteria

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