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NEWS: IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup Edinburgh - Report

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 UKC News 16 Sep 2022

The IFSC World Cup returned to the EICA in Ratho, Edinburgh on what would become a historic weekend for both Britain and British climbing. The venue was a last-minute replacement for the Wujiang round in China, which was cancelled due to ongoing COVID restrictions in the country. With little time to plan, the event organisers pulled together to put on a fantastic show and respectfully handled the changing situation upon the news of HM Queen Elizabeth II's death. Following government protocol on sporting events, a social media blackout was adhered to, and a minute's silence was held before each final. And for the first time since 1994, a British male won a World Cup medal in Lead.

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 turtlespit 20 Sep 2022
In reply to UKC News:

Missed mention of Yoshiyuki Ogata being bumped off the podium due to a badly placed bolt.

If only there existed some sort of 'slippery-bolt-covery-widget' to prevent such a thing... (sarcasm heavily intended).

 Holdtickler 10:22 Thu
In reply to UKC News:

Only just got to see this, what an absolute belter! 


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