Today's Open was a real battle, the first phase of the Rock Master men's boulder proved fiercer than ever before as the climbers fought to ensure a place in Sunday's final. 24 athletes had travelled all the way from Australia, Mexico, China, Japan, Russia, Italy... in short, this was an international competition that went down to the wire, to the last attempt.
At the Arco Rock Master Festival and during the 8th Arco Rock Legends scheduled to take place on 6 September, the Paraclimbers and the entire Paraclimbing movement will receive the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award. That same evening two other sport climbing Oscars will be celebrated: La Sportiva Competition Award and Salewa Rock Award.
The second and final day of Rock Junior 2013 came to an end with the Under 14 Cup, Kid's Rock and Family Rock, the climbing festival for the youngest. Laura Rogora and Filip Schenk from Italy won the trophy in memory of the late Tito Traversa; the awards ceremony for this prize proved an extremely touching moment.
The nominations for the VIII edition of Arco Rock Legends that will take place on Friday 6 September 2013 during the Rock Master Festival to assign both the Salewa Rock Award and the La Sportiva Competition Award.
Stefan Glowacz hat am Freitag, 31. August 2012, den Preis Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil erhalten. Die Auszeichnung wurde dem Expeditionskletterer während des Rock Master Festivals in Arco, Trentino, überreicht.
Place 11 climbers in front of 5 really difficult bouldes. Allow them to work the problems. Then throw them into a competition with the KO System: at every problem the worst climber is eliminated.
When the Duel Lead is on the agenda, you can rest assured that it's going to be spectacular. And this certainly proved to be the case in the 2012 edition. The formula has been tried-and-tested: get the best Rock Master eight to compete head-to-head on two identical, parallel routes.
Seven female athletes lined up today for the bouldering final. Their task was to climb the 4 problems they'd worked this morning, using the KO System. This, in brief, results in the elimination of the worst athlete on problems #1 and #2, while the worst two leave the stage on problem #3. The best three athletes then battle for victory on the 4th and final problem.
Angela Eiter from Austria and Ramón Julian Puigblanque from Spain have won their 6th Rock Master Lead. No one ever before has done better than them. Christine Schranz and Jacob Schubert from Austria placed second.
On Friday 31/08/2012 during the VII edition of the Arco Rock Legends Sasha DiGiulian won the Salewa Rock Award, while Anna Stöhr received the La Sportiva Competition Award. Stefan Glowacz was awarded with the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize.
Tomorrow the city of Arco (Trentino region, Italy) opens the Climbing Stadium doors to one of the world's most important sport climbing competitions, the Rock Master. Today's best climbers were Jure Becan (SLO) and Olga Iakovleva (RUS)
The results of the Rock Master International Open Lead: Malamid, Fakhritdinova, Dufraisse, Rosero, Kremer and Primozic, Becan, Reffo, Ravanal and Camacho all qualify for the legendary Rock Master.
The International Paraclimbing Cup took place last tuesday at the Arco Climbing Stadium with 21 athletes from 5 nations. "I really enjoyed it, I got a lot out of it." said Paul Pritchard, immediately after the Qualification round of the International Paraclimbing Cup.
The second, decisive day of Rock Junior witnessed great performances in the Under 14 Cup, the verve of young climbers playing in Kid's Rock and the legendary parent and children Family Rock relay race. A true festival for the 500 young climbers (aged 5 - 13) and the best way possible to start the Arco Rock Master Festival.
A great cutting-edge start during today's first day of the Under 14 Cup at Arco which marked the start of the Rock Master Festival di Arco. 220 athletes aged 7 - 13 from 17 different countries competed on Saturday.
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