Keyword: Japan

Old master Dai Koyamada releases the hardest project of his life: Yugen (8C/8C+)

8C/8C+ Boulder at the age of 47: The Japanese climbing legend Dai Koyamada opens a new mega line with Yugen.

Tomoa Narasaki flashes 8C+ Boulder and downgrades to 8B+

Tomoa Narasaki flashes Gakido and downgrades the 8C+ boulder to 8B+. Shortly afterwards he made the first ascent of Ashurado (8C).

Flo Wientjes: “By climbing Floatin I fulfilled a big dream”

In Japan, bouldering specialist Flo Wientjes manages to climb one of the most difficult lines in the country: Floatin (8C+).

Why are Japanese climbers so strong?

Japan has been one of the strongest climbing nations in the world in international competitions for years. Why is it like that?

Schalck wins gold, Van Duysen secures Belgium's first World Cup medal

At the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Hachioji, the men's podium is firmly in Franco-Belgian hands. Mejdi Schalck secures the second World Cup gold of his career, teammate Paul Jenft wins bronze. Between the two ended up Hannes Van Duysen, who gave Belgium its first World Cup podium with his silver medal.

Raboutou wins first World Cup gold, Meul takes silver

At the first IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the season in Hachioji, Japan, the American Brooke Raboutou wins gold and thus the first World Cup medal of her career. Hannah Meul secures the silver medal and thus seamlessly follows on from her successes of the past competition season. Place goes to the Japanese Anon Matsufuji.

New climbing holds in Hachioji: Dangerous & unfair?

The international climbing association IFSC presented climbing holds in a video today that could be used for the first time in an official competition. But the handles are not well received by many. Why?

IFSC Bouldering World Cup Hachioji | Info & live stream

The start of the IFSC World Cup season 2023: From April 21st to 23rd, the first Bouldering World Cup of the season will take place in Hachioji, Japan. The strongest climbers in the world compete in the Esforta Arena. We have put together the most important information and the live stream for you.