Great results from Youth C and Youth D competitors in New Caledonia

Youth C and Youth D participants in the competition in Noumea June 29th:Kyra True, Logan Gallagher, Zoe Weldon, Mischa Barton, Meredith Butcher Results: Congratulations to the Kiwi competitors in New Caledonia this weekend for the Youth C and D combined lead speed and boulder. Mischa Boorman took silver and Zoe Weldon bronze in Youth C female. Kyra True won and Logan Gallagher both took silver in Youth D. Meredith Butcher came a very close 4th in Youth C Female. Allez les Kiwis!

Format and Preliminary Timetable for Youth and Masters Bouldering

The 2019 Youth Bouldering Championships will take place in Wellington (Hangdog) on the 3rd and 4th August. The competition needs volunteer support, if you can help please advise your climbing club, or email zn.gn1563822349ibmil1563822349c@yra1563822349terce1563822349s1563822349 The competition will be run in the IFSC format for all age groups. I.e. 5 boulders for the qualifier and 4 boulders for the finals. Qualifiers will be on Sat 3rd, and Finals will be on Sun 4th August. The preliminary timetable for the event is as follows Qualifications – Sat07:45 – 10:00    YC and YD 11:30 – 13:20    YB and Masters 15:00 – Read More

Great success at Australian National Championships

A number of great performances at the recent Australian Youth Climbing Championships held at Villawood, Sydney. Thanks to Rob Moore, Team Coach, Shane Death, Team Manager and all the supporting parents. Well done to all who competed. Podium results achieved by: Monique Gray, 2nd Youth C Lead , 1st Youth C Bouldering Henry Booker, 1st Youth B Lead, 3rd Youth B Speed Jake Townsend, 1st Youth A Lead Sarah Tetzlaff, 2nd Junior Lead, 1st Junior Speed

Best of luck to the New Zealand Team heading to the Australian Youth Championships (24-26 May)

Good luck to everyone off to Aussie Youth Champs in Sydney 24th-26th of May: David Sheppard, Sarah Tetzlaff, Sophia Osipova, Caleb Bryant, Jake Townshend, Tayla Manning, Phoebe Kenderdine, Luke Gardner, Henry Booker, Antony Death, Alia Robinson, Willow Cook, Mac Duggan, Kieran Death, Monique Gray, Meredith Butcher, Zoe Weldon, Cooper Robinson, Connie Wiles, Kyra True, Logan Gallagher, Lily Taylor. If you wish to follow their progress, including live streaming of some of the climbing, go the Sport Climbing Australia Facebook page.

Results from 2019 Lead Championships 18th / 19th of May

Congratulations to all competitors from this week-end’s Lead National Championships. Special thanks to Extreme Edge, Panmure, Auckland Sport Climbing Club, Ian, Pete and the routesetting team, POJ Sabrina, head judge Nick and the officials and volunteers for a great weekend. Thanks for the ongoing support from our sponsors Rab & The North Face. Special congratulations to our category and trophy winners: Josh Evans, Open Male Tayla Manning, Open Female Tom Waldin, Junior Male Sarah Tetzlaff, Junior Female Jake Townshend, Youth A Male Tayla Manning. Youth A Female Henry Booker, Youth B Male Isabella Shanks, Youth B Female Mac Duggan, Youth C Male Rebecca Read More

Open Team Depart for World Cups in China

All the very best to our athletes heading to China to compete in two IFSC World Cup events. The team is support by National Coach Rob Moore. Good luck to George Sanders, Sarah Tetzlaff, Tom Waldin, Chase Gatland and Amanda Speed. Itinerary: 26 – 28 APRIL 2019, IFSC World Cup (Bouldering, Speed) – Chongqing (CHN) 2019 – Event details here 3 – 5 MAY 2019, IFSC Climbing World Cup (Bouldering, Speed) – Wujiang (CHN) 2019 – Event details here

Notice of Climbing New Zealand AGM

The Climbing New Zealand (CNZ) Annual General Meeting is to be held on:Sunday the 14th of April 2019, commencing at 12 noon, at Northern Rocks (111 Diana Drive, Glenfield, Auckland) and via Skype.All affiliated members are welcome and encouraged to attend. There is the opportunity to be included in the meeting via Skype for those unable to attend in person – please send your intentions to attend or skype details through to zn.gn1563822349ibmil1563822349c@yra1563822349terce1563822349s1563822349   on or before the 7th of April.  Nominations will open on the 15th of March 2019 for all Executive Committee officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer) and the Athlete’s Representative, to be voted on Read More