Battle of Britain at the Depot Reportby Dan Crossdale Nov/2011
This news story has been read 4,518 times
The competition witnessed 160 competitors who had 4 hours to make their attempts count. In the qualifiers there were 25 problems of all difficulties and each problem tested the competitors to the max. The format of the competition allowed the winner of the veterans and juniors categories to be decided by qualification results. The senior men and women however had to face four world cup style problems in a final showdown watched by hundreds of screaming spectators each gunning for the £500 grand prize!
The results of the Junior and Veteran categories are below:
The following climbers qualified for the Senior Male and Female finals:
As expected the finalists did not let the crowd down and every competitor held their own. The audience were witness to amazing feats of power and some radical displays of technical ability.
The final results are as follows:
Britain's Shauna Coxsey managed to secure a second win in a row at the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Kazo, Japan at the weekend, just... Read more
Said Belhaj has repeated Chris Sharma's Paoichulo, 9a+, at Oliana, in Catalunya. This was the Swedish climbers hardest route to... Read more
James McHaffie has added a new E9 6c - House of Talons - to Dinas Cromlech in the Llanberis Pass. The fact that a... Read more
On Sunday 12th October the Depot Climbing Centre Leeds held its 5th annual Battle of Britain competition. The competition has... Read more
Here Rob Haigh gives us a run down of the Battle of Britain Bouldering Competition. The comp was won by (split in to age... Read more
On Saturday 11th December, eighteen months after opening its doors to the public, The Depot Climbing Centre in Leeds staged... Read more