World Youth Championships

The 2013 IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships were an amazing success. Thank you to every athlete, official, volunteer and spectator who attended the event; we couldn’t have done it without you. We also received an amazing amount of local, national and international media coverage as compiled below.

 

CTV Vancouver Island Sports Broadcasts

August 13, 2013 – Your Island Sports

http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=983809

August 15, 2013 – Your Island Sports – Live Broadcast Opening Ceremonies

http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=985298

August 16, 2013 – Your Island News – Peter Mason Interview

http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=986034

August 19, 2013 – Lead Finals, Live On-Site, Sean McColl Interview

http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=987222 

CHEK News Sports Broadcasts

May 18, 2013 – Top Climbers Come to Boulders for Nationals

August 16, 2013 – Opening Ceremonies of WYCH

August 17, 2013 – Climbing Day 3

August 20, 2013 – Climbing Wraps Up

CFAX / KOOL FM Radio

KOOL / CFAX Radio Ad 

July 29, 2013 – Interview of Kimanda Jarzebiak with Frank Stafford (20 minutes in on clip)

August 10, 2013 – Interview of Kimanda Jarzebiak and Yiftach Kushnir (Israel)(24:00 mark)

August 20, 2013 – CFAX News Broadcast – Sports, Steve Duffy

CBC Radio

 May 17, 2013 – Boulders Climbing Gym is Busy 

August 16, 2013 – All Points West – Best Young Climbers Compete

SHAW TV Go-Island

August 16, 2013 – World Youth Climbing Championships Feature – GO ISLAND!

Island Sports News (www.islandsportsnews.net)

ISN is the region’s most comprehensive source of on-line sports information, particularly on amateur and minor sports organizations. They provided comprehensive coverage of all of our events this season and daily coverage at the Worlds.

1. Boulders Climbing Gym to Host BC Provincials 

2. Boulders Climbing Gym to Host BC Provincial Sport Climbing Championships March 30-31, 2013 

3. Athletes Challenge Gravity, Heights and Themselves at Sport Climbing Provincial Championships 

4. Boulders Climbers Enjoy Success at US Sport Climbing Championships

5. Boulders Climbers Reach Podium at Western Regional Championships in Calgary

6. Boulders Climbing Gym Announces Partner Hotel for 2013 IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships

7. Boulders Climbing Gym Announces New Website and Call for Volunteers

8. Top Climbers in Country to Compete at 2013 Canadian Nationals at Boulders

9. Top Climbers Soar to New Heights at Canadian Nationals

10. The World is Coming to the Boulders

11. Boulders Youth Climbers Benefit from Coaching Session with World Champion Sean McColl 

12. Central Saanich Named Competition Climbing Capital of Canada

13. Boulders Climbers Heading to Colombia to Compete in 2013 World Games

14. Excitement Builds as 2013 WYCH Just Two Weeks Away

15. Training Sessions in Full Swing for IFSC WYCH

16. Home Field Advantage Gives Team Canada Edge at IFSC WYCH

17. The World is Here – IFSC WYCH Being Today

18. WYCH are Underway

19. Day 1 Qualifying is Complete at IFSC WYCH

20. Day 2 Qualifying Complete, Semi-Finals Set for WYCH

21. Russians Domiate Speed Competition at IFSC WYCH

22. Exciting Lead Finals Bring IFSC WYCH to a Close

Times Colonist Newspaper 

1. May 17, 2013 – Young Climbers Set Sights High as Central Saanich Facility Hosts National Championships 

2. May 18, 2013 – Olympic Hopes Fuel Young Climbers at Nationals 

3. August 9, 2013

Front Page Photo, Josh Levin, Team USA

4. August 14, 2013 – Team Canada Ready for the Climb at World Youth Championships 

5. August 17, 2013 – World Youth Climbing Championships Semi-Finals Set in Central Saanich 

6. August 19, 2013 – Foreign Climbers Reach New Heights at WYCH

The Globe and Mail

Monday, August 19, 2013

Photo (on WYCH Speed Comp), BC Edition Page S2 

Black Press (Victoria News / Saanich News / Peninsula News Review)

1. May 9, 2013

Boulders climbers at nationals in U.S. 

2. May 15, 2013

Top climbers to compete at Boulders 

3. May 16, 2013

Canadian Rock Climbing Championships Come to Stelly’s

4. July 16, 2013

Central Saanich Named Competition Climbing Capital 

5. August 13, 2013

Boulders Gym hosts World Youth Climbing championships 

6. August 14, 2013

World Youth Climbing Event Kicks Off Tomorrow 

7. August 27, 2013

World Climbing Event Successful 

International and Other Media

DPM Climbing Website, August 16, 2013

Rock and Ice Magazine, August 20, 2013

Syrose Extreme Sports News, August 16, 2013

up-climbing.com

1. August 14, 2013 

2. August 20, 2013

climbing.com

1. August 15, 2013

2. August 19, 2013

3. August 19, 2013 

4. August 20, 2013

Gripped Magazine (web site)

1. August 8, 2013

2. August 13, 2013

3. August 15, 2013 

4. August 15, 2013

5. August 17, 2013

6. August 17, 2013

7. August 20, 2013

Entre Prises Web Site, August 14, 2013

Durham Climbing Centre, August 14, 2013

Team ABC Boulder, August 23, 2013

Italian Climbing Federation Web, August 19

Article on French climbers that medaled at WYCH 

Austrian Climbing Web Site (OWK) Note on WYCH

Outdoor Actual  - Article on Finals

SportWeek Newslife Web August 28, 2013 (Italy)

Austrian News Web Site – Pilz Gold

August 15, 2013 – Kindness Flag Project Blog

September 9, 2013 – School Sports Centre Vienna West, Austria – Article on Georg Parma and CJS Photo

Social Media Relationship 

Partnered with “I ♥ Downtown Victoria” the area’s largest Facebook Page with over 22,000 fans. They were our “Social Media Partner” and allowed us to post as much as we needed directly to their site.

Boulders Facebook Page – We posted extensively to this site prior to and during the competition. During the 5 days of the competition we received over 300 new fans to the site and our total number of people reached during that time topped out at just under 100,000. One post in particular was viewed over 23,000 times.

 

 

 


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