In addition to the lead competition won by Adam Ondra and Jain Kim, the Paraclimbing World Championships also happened last weekend in Gijon, Spain. Climbing.com has the full breakdown that includes several U.S. competitors finishing on the podium.
Adam Ondra and Jain Kim win the 2014 Lead World Championships
After a thrilling battle Saturday night that saw both the men’s and the women’s competition come down to the final attempts by the final climbers, Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm emerged as the 2014 Bouldering World Champions.
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This weekend is the highly anticipated 2014 Bouldering World Championships in Munich, Germany. Several Americans will be joining a massive field full of the best male and female competition climbers from over 40 countries, all looking to take the coveted title of World Champion. One notable absence from the field will be Austrian legend Anna […]
PlanetMountain has an excellent recap of last week’s World Climbing Championships in Paris that saw Sean McColl and Jain Kim win overall gold. It was not a great weekend for the American contingent as none of our athletes managed to even make finals in any of the main disciplines, but one bright spot was Craig Demartino finishing 3rd in the amputee leg division.
If you missed the action last week you can catch up on most of the comp on the IFSC Youtube channel.
The 2012 IFSC World Climbing Championships and the 2012 IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships are underway in Paris today with events filling the rest of the week. Check out the live stream for a full schedule and to watch as 25 Americans test their skills against the world’s best climbers in pretty much every discipline of competition climbing. Thanks to commenter Rajiv for this schedule:
Times in EST:
6am-Noon: Women’s Lead Qualifications
3am-6am: Men’s Lead Qualifications
6am-Noon: Women’s Boulder Qualifications
4am-6:30am: Men Bouldering Semi-Finals
8am-Noon: Para-climbing Finals, Female Lead Semi-finals
4am-6:30am: Female Bouldering Semi-Finals, Male Lead Semi-Finals
12:30pm: Male Bouldering Final
2:30pm: Para-climbing Final 2
3:15pm: Female Lead Final
4:15pm: Female Speed Final
7am: Female Bouldering Final
8:30am: Para-climbing Final 3
9:45am: Male Lead Final
10:45: Male Speed Final
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