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Jimmy Webb is one of the world's top boulderers, with multiple Font 8C+ problems on his CV. He has been at the forefront of pushing into new grade boundaries for several years and made first ascents worldwide.

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The Ticklist #13 - Hard Sport, Highball Bouldering and Horrendous Crack Climbing

In this week's Ticklist, we take a look at some hard sport ascents, Barbara Zangerl's ascent of Greenspit and the usual hard bouldering.

The Ticklist #9 - Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher, Alex Megos, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods

Another relatively quiet week globally. Here's a few highlights.

Video Jimmy Webb's 2019 Rocklands Rampage

Mellow have just released footage of Jimmy Webb's Rocklands rampage in 2019. The top American boulderer worked his way through some of Rocklands' hardest testpieces, including Spray of Light (8C), Parzival (8C), The Finnish Line (8C), Monkey Wedding...

News 2nd ascent of Off the Wagon Sit (Font 8C+) for Jimmy Webb

American climber Jimmy Webb has claimed the 2nd ascent of Shawn Raboutou's Off the Wagon Sit in Val...

Fri Night Vid Jimmy Webb climbs Lucid Dreaming (8C)

This week's Friday Night Video is a bouldering masterclass from Jimmy Webb. He attempts Lucid Dreaming, a...

News 2nd Ascent of Sleepwalker 8C+ for Daniel Woods

Daniel Woods has made the 2nd ascent of Sleepwalker, a Font 8C+ first climbed with Jimmy Webb in December 2018. The...

News Creature from the Black lagoon, ~8C+, by Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb has made the 3rd ascent of Daniel Woods' The Creature from the Black lagoon, ~8C+, at the Upper Chaos...

Press Release Jimmy Webb and the £1000 rollover Golden Problem!

News Jimmy Webb repeats Kintsugi, ~8C

News Jimmy Webb flashes The Globalist, ~8B+

News Le Pied à Coulisse, ~8C+, repeated. Twice!

News The Big Island, ~8C, and more by Jimmy Webb

News Jimmy Webb climbs l'Alchimiste in a day, suggests ~8B

News 4th ascent of The Game, ~8C, by Jimmy Webb

Video The Matriarch, ~8C, first ascent by Jimmy Webb

Videos Double dose of Jimmy Webb

Video Jimmy Webb does Livin' large, 8C, in Rocklands

News Jimmy Webb flashes Ammagamma, ~8B

Interview Jimmy Webb repeats Livin' Large, Font 8C

News Webb repeats Defying Gravity, ~8C

Video Jimmy Webb's Europe trip, part III

Video Jimmy Webb & Co in Squamish

Video Jimmy Webb's Europe trip, part II

Video Jimmy Webb's Europe trip, part II

Video Jimmy Webb's Europe trip, part I

News Jimmy Webb's last day in Europe

News Jour de Chasse, ~8C, by Webb (in 15 min)

News Jimmy Webb climbs The Understanding, 8C

News The Story of two worlds, ~8C, by Jimmy Webb

News Multiple ascents by Jimmy Webb & Co.

News Good start by Webb in Switzerland

News Blood of a young wolf, ~8B+, by Jimmy Webb

News The Nest, new 8C by Woods and Webb

Backstage Video Update Jimmy Webb wins La Sportiva Legends Only 2013

Video Jimmy Webb & Co in Washington

Updated Jimmy Webb - Bridge of ashes, ~8C in 30 min

News Another 8B flash by Jimmy Webb

News Delirium, 8C once again by Jimmy Webb

News The Wheel of Wolvo, first 8C for Jimmy Webb

Video Jimmy Webb's flashes in Rocklands

News Jimmy Webb flashes Sky, ~8B / +

Video Miss Schweiz by Jimmy Webb

Video Jimmy Webb's Northeastern experience

News Webb does Khéops assis, 8B+

News 2nd ascent of Crook by the book, 8B+, by Webb

Videos Webb and Beall - V14s at Bishop and Hueco

Video Webb & Voges at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, Arkansas

News Two more 8B's for James Webb


Latest Reviews for Jimmy's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Tenaya Mastia

The Mastia is a good all-round performance rock shoe with a varied focus, says Rob Greenwood, ranging from overhanging sport to bouldering on rock types which require that little bit of extra sensitivity.

Micro Cams

Micro cams are among the most useful pieces of gear on a trad climber's rack. Having a tiny cam you can rely on to protect otherwise unprotectable sections of rock can make the difference between arriving at the top of your route... or at the bottom. However their tiny size...

Large Bouldering Mats

Biggest isn't always best, but in bouldering it certainly has its place. Larger pads are ideal for higher problems, awkward landings, or anyone with lower limb niggles - but on the other hand they're less ideal when it comes to storing or carrying them. Here we...

Tenaya Mundaka

The Mundaka is an extremely soft rock shoe designed to give a close, glove-like fit. They are so soft that they prompt Theo Moore to ask the...

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive...

Mid-Sized Bouldering Mats

Bouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger,...

Organic Packs and Chalk Bags

Organic are in vogue in the bouldering world. Their bright coloured pads are instantly recognisable, not to mention some of the best...


Latest News from Jimmy's Sponsors

Announcements direct from manufacturers

Tenaya partners with Zara to launch a new women's range of clothing and shoes

Global fashion brand Zara and climbing shoe company Tenaya are teaming up for a product collaboration, launching on 5 May 2022. The limited-release women's capsule includes clothing items, an approach shoe, and a climbing shoe. Tenaya a...

New Footwear Spring / Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products hitting the market in 6 months to a year, but we've asked brands to talk about the new kit available now. In this first round up, we're showing...

Tenaya Mastia

When we conceived the new Mastia we wanted not only to create an aggressively curved shoe that delivered maximum power for standing on tiny holds, but also one which provided unrivalled responsiveness in all situations. More powerful, more responsive, this is the essence...

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Gear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the world's...

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Shoes and Footwear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the...

Chris Sharma joins Tenaya

Whilst there are a great many 'climbing greats', few are greater than Chris Sharma. Ever since the age of 14 Sharma has been...

Tenaya Oasi LV

A new version of the Oasi specifically adapted to the anatomy of the female foot.


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