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Sport Climbing British Columbia Hosts Double Header Weekend January 25-26th

MEDIA RELEASE Kamloops, BC - The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce its first double-header event of the season, January 25-26th at The Edge Climbing Centre in North Vancouver.  The competition begins Saturday January 25th with the final local Bouldering competition of the season and continues on Sunday the 26th with the first Difficulty competition of the year. Provincials in Bouldering will then take place at the Project Climbing Centre in Abbotsford on...

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MEDIA RELEASE – Boulders Climbers Bring Home Medals From 2013 British Lead and Speed Climbing National Championships

Sheffield, England - Boulders Climbing Gym athletes Alison Stewart-Patterson (Victoria) and Elan Jonas McRae (Nanaimo) are returning from the 2013 British Lead and Speed Climbing National Championships with extra hardware in their luggage, having won a combined four medals at the event this past weekend in Sheffield, England  Stewart-Patterson and Jonas-McRae, who both train at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich on Vancouver Island and who are members of Sport Climbing BC (SCBC), were competing...

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The Boulders Climbing Gym Welcomes New Coaches to the Fold

MEDIA RELEASE Central Saanich, BC - Kimanda Jarzebiak, Chair of the Boulders Climbing Gym, is pleased to welcome coach Andrew Wilson and guest coach Chelsea Rude (from USA Climbing) to The Boulders Climbing Gym. Andrew Wilson spent ten years as the Head Coach of Canada's National Climbing Team and is coming on board at The Boulders to be the Head Coach of the Youth Team, Head Route Setter for the Gym and to spearhead a Long Term...

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Exciting Lead Finals Bring IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships to a Close

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 19, 2013  Central Saanich, BC - The 2013 International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) 2013 World Youth Climbing Championships came to a close Monday night with the exciting finals of the lead competition and unlike the speed competition that was dominated by the Russians on Sunday, medals in lead were distributed to climbers from a variety of countries. Leading the pack was Team Japan, who took away four medals in total including...

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Day 2 Qualifying Complete, Semi-Finals Set for World Youth Climbing Championships

MEDIA RELEASE Central Saanich, BC - After a second day of qualifying in the Lead / Difficulty category, the 26 semi-finalists in each age category have been determined at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) 2013 World Youth Climbing Championships that are taking place at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich. The qualifiers include nine Canadian climbers, the highest number of Canadian athletes to reach the World Youth semi-finals in the past five years Semi-finals will...

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