Thursday, 29 May 2008

World cup Grindelwald

Just arrived in a very damp Grindelwald for the third round of the bouldering world cup.
Qualifiers are tommorrow morning for the men and afternoon for the women, with the semi's and final on saturday

Monday, 26 May 2008

BLCC - not bad for a boulderer!

Did the BLCC yesterday, not really knowing how i was going to fair, and having a bit of pressure having won the skymasters earlier this year. Qualifiers were a very tight affair but i managed to squeeze through to the final. Once again in the final saw Gaz Dew and myself get to the same hold.
So Gaz won on count back leaving Drew and myself to share the second step of the podium.
2nd place in the BLCC not bad for a boulderer!

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Kilnsey - First 8a+

Been to Kilnsey again today, third time in a week! Did my first 8a+ today, Grooved Arete, lovely climbing up an overhanging groove, short and bouldery so right up my street! Also flashed Dominatrix a long classic 7c considered quite stern for the grade!

Thursday, 15 May 2008

World Cup Belgrade - or not

Should be in Belgrade for the third round of the world cup except it has been cancelled very annoying being on a non refundable flight and not sure if we'll get any compensation. oh well off to Kilnsey with Gaz and do a few routes before the BLCC in Blackpool next weekend.

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Hall - World cup rd1

Climbed ok in Hall after drawing a nasty start position (only 6 hours in isolation!) but landed up 49th in a very big field (88) of wads! One of those comps where it just didn't happen, taking too many attempts to do a problem, and having a taped up finger didn't help. Still managed one of the hardest problems, although on my second go having dropped the finishing hold!