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Tag Archives: Climbing competitions

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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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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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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Image of the day

This one also goes back to 2005. This is a shot from the opening ceremony for the UIAA World Youth Championships held in Bejing, China. There were two of these dragon characters each with two men inside. It was amazing to see, some of the tricks they did without really seeing what they were doing were unbelievable.   […]

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