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8C+/9A Boulder Backflip Sit cracked (Video)

This video shows Vadim Timonov on the first ascent of one of the most difficult boulder lines in the world: Backflip Sit (8C+/9A).

Vadim Timonov opens 8C+/9A boulder backflip sit

The Russian climber Vadim Timonov succeeds in the first ascent of his long-term project. He rates the boulder backflip sit in the Djan Tugan area with 8C+/9A.

IFSC tightens measures: Athletes from Russia and Belarus are suspended

The International Sport Climbing Federation (IFSC) announces further measures in response to the war in Ukraine. All IFSC competitions in Russia and Belarus are suspended until further notice. All athletes and team officials from the two countries are suspended.

Jakob Schubert and Chaehyun Seo are lead world champions in 2021

Yesterday the final of the Lead World Championships took place in Moscow. The Austrian Jakob Schubert won the men's competition, and Seo Chaehyun from South Korea won the women's competition.

These are the bouldering world champions 2021

Last weekend, the bouldering world champions 2021 were crowned in the Russian capital Moscow. Natalia Grossman won in the women and Kokoro Fujii in the men. The Swiss Andrea Kümin took sixth place thanks to an excellent performance.

Jakob Schubert: "I want to be world champion!"

Only a few Olympic participants travel to the World Championships in Moscow. One of them is Jakob Schubert. In a personal report he talks about the time after the Olympics and his goals for the World Championships in Moscow.

Climbing World Championships Moscow 2021: information and live stream

The IFSC climbing championships will take place in Moscow from September 15 to 21, 2021. Climbing is done in the disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. Here you can find information about the program and the live streams to follow the most important competitions.

Russia excluded from the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games

The International Sports Court of Justice makes a decision: Russia excluded from the Olympic Games. Does Sascha Lehmann benefit?