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Innsbruck European Championships 2015

The 2015 bouldering season kicked off with the first competition, the European Championships, held in Austria’s climbing capital Innsbruck.  Boy, don’t those guys know how to put on an event!   Everything  from the venue, the organisation, the problems and the crowd – was amazing!   In the lead up to this event I tried to focus on […]

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South West squad day

For the last I don’t know how many years I have worked very closely with young climbers aspiring to be the best.  Whether that is to do well in the Regional rounds of the BMC YCS, or to get through to National Finals, or better still to stand on top of the podium at the […]

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Spring has finally Sprung

Now that Spring is here and the weather is finally picking up, a few of us decided to take advantage of the sunshine and headed down South to Hartland Quay to see what it had to offer. As Hartland is a tidal venue  you ideally want an afternoon low tide, a bit of wind and some […]

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The Bristol Send Train

Bristol has always been the home to a strong group of climbers. With the likes of Chris Savage, Hazel Findlay both pushing the boundaries in both Sport and Trad. As time goes on and the young get strong It’s time to make way for the new generation. The likes of Cailean Harker who has recently […]

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Log Dragomer

Its been just over 7 years since I competed internationally. Birmingham 2005 was the last World Cup I competed in, in which I came 18th. I have to admit I have missed it, the feeling of stepping out for your first problem. All the emotions and nerves that rush around your body, the overwhelming sensation […]

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Tombstone 7c FA

It’s only been a few days since getting back from our trip to Switzerland. I haven’t had the time to contemplate writing a blog post or going through photos/videos from the trip and now I have more to write about. A few weeks back a friend Alex mentioned to me that there was an unclimbed project in Cheddar that he […]

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Sunny South Wales 17.03.13

Sunny South Wales 17.03.13

Find out more about my recent trip to Dinas rock  

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Blocfest 17.02.13

Blocfest 17.02.13

TCA Played host to the much talked about event “Blocfest” last weekend. It was an outstanding comp with a great atmosphere. You can find out more about the event and view some of the amazing photo’s taken by Bristol’s Adam Gasson in my recent blog post 

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Blocfest @ TCA

There has been a lot of hype about the Blocfest series and now I know the reason why. TCA Bristol hosted the 4th round of the series last Sunday and I think I can speak for everyone that attended that it was an awesome event. The Blocfest team have got it down to a tee, […]

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Training, finger boards and a flying visit up to the Peak

Now that eating, drinking and Christmas is all out the way life can start to get back to some normality. Normality for me at the moment is training! Since being reselected for the British Bouldering team all my attention has been focused on training. It’s kinda fortunate really as this poor British climate isn’t so […]

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