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Perfecto World Premier Tonight

Perfecto, a new Mike Call movie featuring Deep Water Soloing and Sport Climbing on the Spanish island of Mallorca premiers tonight in Golden, CO.  More details are available at FRB, and you can catch a trailer at MVM.  Proceeds from tonight’s premier benefit a primary school near South Africa’s Rocklands.

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Alex Johnson Wins 2008 Bouldering World Cup In Vail

The Midwest’s own Alex Johnson took the top spot at the World Cup Bouldering event in Vail, CO this past weekend.  Paul Robinson was the top Male U.S. finisher in 3rd place.  Full Results:  Men / Women.  More details later this week.

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2008 U.S. Bouldering World Cup Qualifiers Results

The 1st round of the Bouldering World Cup at the Teva Mountain Games concluded yesterday. Paul Robinson is in 1st place for the men and Alex Johnson qualified 1st for the Women. Full results: men / women (Top 20 moved on to today). Good luck in Semis & Finals today!

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8a.nu To World [Again]: Just Because We Have A Popular Climbing Site Doesn’t Mean We Know What We Are Talking About

Climbers with alleged “eating disorders” should have their scorecards “recommended” against?

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Possible Dosage Box Set?

To follow-up on yesterday’s news of what is going to be in the upcoming Dosage 5 DVD from Big Up Productions, I have also heard rumblings of a possible DVD box set of all 5 Dosage movies being released at the same time as Dosage 5.  Nothing firm yet, but that is the rumor.  Sounds like a good way to get caught up on 5 of the best climbing movies ever made if you haven’t been following along the whole time…or someone took your copy of Dosage 3 and never returned it…

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Sonnie Trotter ‘Gives Back’

Peep this story from Scotland where Sonnie Trotter (in town working E11 trad route Rhapsody) helped rescue a ‘Non-Educated Delinquent’  Scottish youth when said youth climbed higher than he felt comfortable downclimbing and became stuck.

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From Zero To 5.14 In 5 Months

Less than 5 full months since fracturing his heel while attempting Mandala SDS (V14) in Bishop, and about 1 month since taking his first steps outside of his cast, Ethan Pringle sent a 5.14 this past weekend.  He sent Beach Arete at Mickey’s Beach in California that apparently goes at 5.14a without using any chipped holds.  Nice work Ethan!

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