Rabenstein. And the Winners Are…

Rabenstein, Italy hosted the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season from 28-29 January. Winners in Rabenstein were Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova in speed; and Korea's HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song in lead. The results also confirmed the overall winners of the...

Batushev and Feoktistova take Speed Golds in Rabenstein

Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova  won speed gold medals in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event in Rabenstein, Italy on Saturday 28 January. Batushev set a time of 9.23 seconds to finish ahead of Vladimir Kartashev who recorded a best time of 9.24. Bronze medal went to...

RABENSTEIN: FINAL VERDICTS IN 2017 UIAA ICE CLIMBING SEASON

This weekend marks the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season. Rabenstein, Italy hosts competitions in lead and speed on 28-29 January. Livestreaming will be available on the UIAA YouTube, Facebook and Twitter channels. Will the World Cup leaders become World Cup winners? The...

Feats of brilliance on the walls of Saas Fee

A gripping penultimate round of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup, partnered by The North Face Korea, was held in Saas Fee, Switzerland. In the lead competition, Korea's Han Na Rai Song and HeeYong Park claimed gold medals for the second weekend running. In speed, Russia's Vladimir Kartashev...

LEADING BY EXAMPLE IN SAAS FEE

NEWS FLASH: Triumphant in Saas Fee, Korean athletes Han Na Rai Song and HeeYong Park have won lead gold medals in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup for the second week running. Having claimed their first gold medals of the season in their home event in Cheongsong...

SPEED MACHINES OF SAAS FEE

In setting the two fastest times on Saas Fee's speed wall (8.87, 8.95), Vladimir Kartashev (main picture) was the indisputable winner of the men's UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup speed competition in Saas Fee. Fellow Russian athletes Leonid Malykh (9.81) and Pavel Batushev (9.87) took silver...

SAAS FEE PREPARES FOR ICE CLIMBING FESTIVAL

Saas Fee, Switzerland hosts the fourth World Cup event of the UIAA Ice Climbing season from 20-21 January. Korean athletes HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song seek to defend their World Cup advantage in the lead discipline. Russians Vladimir Kartashev and Maria Tolokonina enjoy slender leads...

CHEONGSONG DELIVERS COMPELLING WORLD CUP

Excitement, dramatic finishes and supreme acts of skill characterise the third UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event of the 2017 season, held in Cheongsong (South Korea) from 14-15 January.  In the lead competition, local favourites HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song deliver mesmerising gold medal...

CONDITIONS COOLING, COMPETITION INTENSIFYING

The third event of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season, partnered by The North Face Korea, takes places in Cheongsong from 14-15 January.  Livestreaming will be available from the semi-finals and finals of the lead and speed events. Cheongsong is one of the most popular destinations on...