2016 World Cup Roundup | Vail, USA

By June 24, 2016Podcasts, Uncategorized

WC-RoundupCover-art On Shauna’s amazing weekend, Jongwon’s exciting adventures, and who’s going to take the overall titles in Paris…

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Show Notes for episode on 2016 World Cup:

  • Hanging out and climbing with the athletes before the comp at The Spot Climbing Gym’s Annual Pancake Feed
  • The coordination of the Japanese team
  • A bit of history of climbing’s involvement in the Vail Mountain Games
  • The pairing of problems from different qualification groups
  • How splitting the qualification groups helps and hinders
  • The return of Alex Puccio one year after her knee injury
  • The incredible sports action of men’s final 3
  • Shauna’s big day; placing 2nd, clinching the overall, and being awarded an MBE from the Queen of England
  • Jongwon Chon’s adventures in Colorado; he climbs Veritas (V11), sends Jade (V14) on 3rd try, and then took a serious digger and needed some stitches
  • Who’s in the running for Men’s Overall
  • What we can expect from these athletes given that the next IFSC Bouldering World Cup isn’t until August 12-13th
  • And ramble, ramble, ramble…..

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