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: zn.gn1558871166ibmil1558871166c@tne1558871166diser1558871166p1558871166 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