Keyword: Belgium

5 tips for a successful red point ascent

The Belgian Anak Verhoeven is one of the strongest climbers in the world. In this article, the 26-year-old professional climber shares five personal tips for a successful red point ascent on the rock.

Anak Verhoeven's inspirational path to becoming a professional climber | Video

Anak Verhoeven has achieved a lot that other female climbers dream of: She is a seven-time Belgian champion, has won various World Cups and the European Championship in 2017 and was the first woman to make her first ascent of a 9a+ sport climbing route. La Sportiva Living Legends shows how she made it this far in an inspiring portrait.

Mending broken rope with tape? Interview with Sean Villanueva

At the beginning of February, the Belgian Sean Villanueva achieved the ultimate alpine success: He climbed the Fitz Roy Traverse single-handedly. As part of the news show BETA from Actiontalk TV, we talk to Seam about the most delicate moments of the endeavor and how he knew what to do.

Simon Lorenzi climbs the boulder The Big Island Assis (9a?)

The Belgian Simon Lorenzi climbs the most famous and one of the most difficult bouldering problems: The seated start version of the boulder The Big Island in Fontainebleau.

Nobody has climbed an 8c + / 9a so slowly: Anak Verhoeven in Kraftio

Anak Verhoeven publishes an uncut video of Kraftio's ascent. The video shows how she climbs the route at a snail's pace.

Anak Verhoeven climbs the hardest route in Belgium: Kraftio

Anak Verhoeven joins the list of climbers, who makes short work of their projects after the lockdown. She climbs the first 9a in Belgium.

Romain Desgranges wins Lead World Cup in Briançon

Frenchman Romain Desgranges clinched his third win at the Lead World Cup in front of a home crowd. In the women's category, Janja Garnbret once again climbed to the top step...