Ice climbing draws attention in Sochi

Ice climbing had a unique and prominent presence at the Olympic Park during the recently concluded Winter Olympics in Sochi. Part of the Ice Climbing Festival, it included a Speed wall and a Lead structure, built with the generous support of sponsor Sberbank, which saw thousands of...

Ice Queens: The video

[embed]https://vimeo.com/85424809[/embed] Angelika Rainer and Lucie Hrozova are among the most experienced competitors in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Tour. Here's a short video where the two discuss their sport in the spectacular setting of Cheongsong, Korea a few weeks ago. ICE QUEENS with Angelika Rainer and...

Nikolay Kuzovlev stuns with nightime victory in Champagny-en-Vanoise

Next stop for the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup: Rabenstein Italy (7-9 February, 2014) Summary from Champagny-en-Vanoise, France The new champions in Champagny-en-Vanoise are Nikolay Kuzovlev (Lead - Men), Maria Tolokonina (Lead - Women)l Vladimir Kartashev (Men - Speed) and Julia Oleynikova (Women - Speed). The outdoor climbing...

Park Hee Yong and Angelika Rainer win big in Saas Fee

Summary: Park Hee Yong of Korea and Angelika Rainer of Italy are the new Lead champions for men and women in Saas Fee. Live Blog Official and final results from Saas Fee: Women Lead final Men Lead final Women Speed final Men Speed final 20:55: All that talk about the Russians was blown out...

Maxim Tomilov and Shin WoonSeon win in Busteni

HIGHLIGHTS: Maxim Tomilov (Russia) edges out Park Hee Yong (Korea) in Men's Lead final while Shin WoonSeon (Korea) beat Angelika Rainer (Italy) in the Women's Lead final. What a great day of competition. Meanwhile, earlier in the day, Men's Speed final results were cancelled due...