Timetable Update Sunday August 4th Wellington Youth /Masters Bouldering

Sunday 4th August 2019 – Finals 8.00 am – Facility opens for warm up 8.00 am – Isolation Opens Youth C and Youth D 8.30 am – Isolation Closes Youth C and Youth D 8.40 am – Youth C and Youth D Viewing 8.50 am – 10.24 am  – Youth C and Youth D Finals 10.30 am – Isolation Opens Youth B and Masters 11.00 am – Isolation Closes Youth B and Masters 11.10 am – Youth B and Masters Viewing 11.20 am – Youth B and Masters Finals Begin 1.12 pm – Youth B Male, Youth B Female and Read More

Results from New Caledonia National Lead Championship

Evie Boyd from Canterbury had a very successful trip to Nouméa to compete for the NZ Youth Team in the 2019 New Caledonia National Lead Championship. The only climber to top all three qualifying climbs, she finished first in Youth A Female and second in Open Female. She was very impressed with the quality of the route-setting, and indeed the whole venue. Found everybody very welcoming and friendly. She also enjoyed meeting French speed-climbing legend Bassa Mawem who showed her round.

2019 Lead Championships Timetable

To avoid confusion, this post and the event registration page will both be updated if there are any timetable changes during the event. Saturday 7.30 am Technical Meeting Team Managers, Judges, Officials 7.30 am Facility opens for warm up 8.15 am Briefing and Demonstration Youth D, Youth C, Youth B, Para 8.30 am Qualifying Round 1 Starts YD/YC/YB/ Para 10.00 am Qualifying Round 1 Ends YD/YC/YB/ Para 10.00 am Qualifying Round 2 Starts YD/YC/YB/ Para 11.30 am Qualifying Round 2 Ends YD/YC/YB/ Para 11.00 am Briefing and Demonstration OPEN M/F 11.15 am Qualifying Round 1 Starts OPEN M/F 12.45 pm Read More

NZ Youth Team 2019 – Assistant Coach Applications Now Open

Climbing New Zealand is seeking applications for position of Assistant Coach for the New Zealand Youth Sport Climbing Team (NZYT) for 2019. To apply please email a letter briefly outlining your reasons for applying to: Full job description is also available on request to this email. Please note this position is voluntary (expenses reimbursed), and for a 1-season term (2019) only. Applicants must be available for travel to Italy for the IFSC World Youth Championship (WYCH). Trip duration: August 11th – Sept 4th. Ideally the applicant should be competent driving a manual vehicle in Italy. Applicants will probably also Read More

NZ Youth Team 2019 announced

The following athletes have been selected for the NZ Youth Team 2019. Congratulations to all! Junior Male Tom Waldin (ROT) – Lead and Bouldering Lukas Blenkinsopp (AKL) – Lead David Sheppard (WGN) – Lead and Bouldering Junior Female Sarah Tetzlaff (BOP) – Lead and Bouldering Irralee Hair (BOP) – Lead Nicky Dachs (CAN) – Lead Kim Forde (CAN) – Lead Sophia Osipova (BOP) – Bouldering YA Male Caleb Bryant (CAN)  – Lead Matt Jones (TKI) – Bouldering Jake Townshend (CAN) – Lead Luke Gardner (ROT) – Lead and Bouldering Oliver Shanks (WKT) – Lead YA Female Zeta Hittmann (WKT) – Read More

2018 Champions

Congratulations to the following NZ national champions for 2018: Toprope U-12 Male – Kieran Death (Bay Of Plenty) U-12 Female – Zoe Weldon (Waikato) Lead U-14 Male – Oskar Wolff (Wellington) U-14 Female – Isabella Shanks (Waikato) U-16 Male – Henry Booker (Rotorua) U-16 Female – Phoebe Kenderdine (Wellington) U-18 Male – Jake Townsend (Canterbury) U-18 Female – Zeta Hittmann (Waikato) U-20 Male – Tom Waldin (Rotorua) U-20 Female – Irralee Hair (Bay Of Plenty) Open Male – Zane Bray (Auckland) Open Female – Sarah Hay (Auckland) Masters Male – Zane Bray (Auckland)   Paraclimbing Rachel Maia (Taranaki)   Bouldering Read More

Great weekend in Hamilton!

Another awesome bouldering comp in Hamilton over the weekend. Congratulations to all the participants, podium medalists and series trophy winners. Congratulations to the 2018 Team Cup winners the dynamic Dynomites – Wellington Climbing Club! Many thanks to Extreme Edge Rock Climbing Hamilton and the Waikato Climbing Club for hosting. Results here.

UPDATED Timetable for Hamilton Boulder Champs 27th/28th October 2018

Please check the official timetable posted at the event for any further updates during the competition. Saturday 27th October 2018 – Qualification (Opens M/F / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters) and Opens Finals 7.00 am – Facility opens for warm up, Isolation opens – OPENS M/F 7.00 am – Technical meeting – Team Managers 8.00 am – Isolation closes – OPENS M/F 8.30 am – Qualifiers start – OPENS M/F 10.40 am – Qualifiers end – OPENS M/F 10.45 am – Isolation opens – Youth B / Masters / Youth A / Juniors 11.00 am – Read More