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Adam Ondra Climber history

Adam Ondra

The Ondra Bio If there is one name that is synonymous with record-breaking climbing it’s Adam Ondra. This Czechia native has been climbing at the highest level – both on rock and the competition scene – for over a decade. Although he is a bouldering and sport climbing specialist, he also made the first ascent …

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Daniel Woods Climber

Daniel Woods

The Woods Bio Learning the Ropes Daniel Woods first started climbing as a 5-year-old child with his father on a trip to Texas’ Mineral Wells State Park. Although he started to dabble with indoor gyms in Dallas, it was after his family moved from their native Texas to Longmont, Colorado that Woods joined the Boulder …

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Janja Garnbret

Janja Garnbret

The Garnbret Bio Learning the Ropes Ever since she could walk, Garnbret has shown a natural desire for climbing and competing. What first started as climbing door frames, cabinets and trees, quickly developed into sport climbing after her parents encouraged her to join the local climbing gym at age 7, whilst Garnbret was still in …

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Jakob Schubert climber history

Jakob Schubert

The Schubert Bio Learning the Ropes Jakob got his first taste for climbing in 2003 after his god-father convinced him to join their local gym, seeing Jakob’s natural athletic potential.  Although the 12-year old Jakob was initially a football enthusiast, it didn’t take long for him to change focus and quickly honed his climbing ability, …

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Griffin Whiteside climber

Griffin Whiteside

The Whiteside Bio Learning the Ropes Hailing From Maryland, Griffin is a lesser-known boulder specialist who has made impressive ascents across the US and South Africa. His tick list includes some pretty impressive achievements, claiming over 10 8C/V15 ascents in America alone. During several month-long trips around Europe in early 2015, Whiteside grabbed the attention …

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Fred Nicole Climber

Fred Nicole

The Nicole Bio Learning the Ropes In a time where names like Nalle Hukkataival, Daniel Woods, or Adam Ondra are synonyms with hard bouldering, it’s easy to forget some of the legends that paved the way for the current generation of climbers.  Fred got his first taste for climbing in 1983, at age 13, after …

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dai koyamada

Dai Koyamada

The Koyamada Bio Learning the Ropes Dai started climbing at the age of 15, and for the first 8 years, climbed exclusively in gyms. With only a few years of climbing experience, he quickly gained a reputation as a force to be reckoned with on the competition scene, winning the Japanese National Championships in 1996. …

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Alex Megos competitions

Alex Megos

The german-born climber has proved himself a world-class talent both on the competition scene and outdoors, having made repeats and first ascents of world-class sport routes and boulder problems.