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Latest BMC comps news and team blogs

  • Travelling...

    Nathan Phillips Climbing Aug 26, 2014

    The final comp of the season was last weekend. The world championships were an incredible end to the year for me. I'm not going to go into masses of detail about this competition but rather how the comps in general[…]

  • Shauna and Michaela: making history at the World Championships

    The BMC Articles, Competitions Aug 24, 2014

    Yesterday, for the first time in history, two female British climbers were in an IFSC World Championship final. How did Shauna Coxsey and Michaela Tracy get on? Rachel Hoyland reports.

  • Deep Water Solo Exeter 2014

    The BMC Articles, Competitions Aug 20, 2014

    Exeter will hostthe UK’s first inland deep water solo competition at the Quay Climbing Centre on 30 - 31 August. The event will bring the first outdoor artificial psicobloc to the UK.

  • Another long trip - This time... Austria

    Molly Thompson Smith Aug 20, 2014

    Route 1 in Imst After being at home for only 5 days, I headed out to Austria for 2 more competitions – the first a World Cup held in Imst and the second a European Youth Competition in Längenfeld 2 weeks[…]

  • A few adventures and a small phenomenon

    Gracie Martin Aug 19, 2014

    Since Magic Woods, I have been in the UK; cruising around seeing friends, climbing outdoors, learning to surf, going to festivals, bursting with pride at my siblings achievements, attempting to catch up shifts at work, setting my first competition problems...oh[…]

  • Meet Jen Wood: the student shouldering climbing's Olympic bid

    The BMC Articles, Competitions Aug 18, 2014

    Teenager Jen Wood is the sole candidate representing British climbing at the Youth Olympic Games taking place in Nanjing, China this week (17-27 August). Here, comp climbing hopes to prove its worth as a main Olympic sport. No pressure then,[…]

  • Campus board session.

    John Churcher Aug 15, 2014

    Yesterday i went to The Beacon climbing centre in North wales for a climbing session with Mark Mcgowan. We started with warm ups on the fingerboards. Then we moved onto the campus board, previously i had only done little bits[…]

  • South African Summer

    Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Aug 7, 2014

    Once again, summer came around and it was a no-brainer. For bouldering, the summer time is somewhat more limited in venue choice; you’re looking at Australia (fire issues this year and just a flippin’ long way), Magic Wood (still pretty[…]