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Top BC Climbers at The Boulders for SCBC Triple-Header This Weekend

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Central Saanich, Canada - Many of the top climbers in the province, will be on hand at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich this weekend (Jan. 10-11) for the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Triple-Header Competition. One of a number of stops on the 2014-2015 SCBC schedule for the season, the competition will provide a unique opportunity to watch athletes participate in all three disciplines of the sport, including Bouldering,...

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BC Climbers Shine at World Championships in Spain

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September  15 , 2014 Gijon, Spain - The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce that a number of British Columbia based climbers are returning from the 2014 International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships in Gijon, Spain with a number of accolades and some hardware. First and foremost, SCBC member Sean McColl of North Vancouver, British Columbia has been crowned the 2014 Men's Overall Climbing World Champion, repeating...

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Boulders and BC Climbers Gear Up for World Championships and U.S. TV Series American Ninja Warrior

Central Saanich, BC - It is going to be a busy September for a number of Boulders Climbing Gym climbers, as they get ready to compete at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Climbing and Paraclimbing Championships in Gijon, Spain September 8-14, 2014 and at the IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships in Noumea, New Caledonia (France) September  20-24, 2014. Heading to Spain for the World Championships are Boulders climbers Robert Stewart-Patterson and Elan Jonas-McRae who will be...

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Boulders Libor Hroza Breaks World Speed Climbing Record – Twice!

Central Saanich, BC - Czech climber Libor Hroza, who has been training at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich, broke the world speed climbing record this past weekend at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Speed World Cup that was held in Arco, Italy. Astonishingly, the 26-year old Hroza, who went on to win gold in the event, broke the record twice over the weekend, shattering the previous mark of 5.88 seconds set by...

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SCBC Volunteer Becomes First Canadian Mountain Guide to Earn PhD

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 7, 2014 Central Saanich, BC - Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Vice President and Boulders Climbing Gym Chair Kimanda Jarzebiak is very pleased to announce that SCBC and Boulders volunteer Iain Stewart-Patterson of Kamloops has become the first Canadian-born, Internationally certified mountain guide to earn a PhD. Stewart-Patterson, President of the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC), is a certified Mountain Guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides...

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