It was an exciting weekend in Chamonix at the 2nd round of the IFSC Lead World Cup - especially for the GB Team. William Bosi and Molly Thompson-Smith both reached finals and placed 4th and 6th respectively. Charlie Boscoe reports.
The Place du Mont Blanc, which feels impossibly huge during the qualifying round and then not quite huge enough when the crowd starts pouring in for the final, was packed and the atmosphere superb. The sight of the wall silhouetted against Mont Blanc in the evening sun is truly unique, and I think nobody could question Chamonix being the most aesthetic venue of anywhere we visit with the IFSC. Read more