Watch now: live action from the European Bouldering Championships Thanks to a live webcast you can watch all the action from the IFSC European Bouldering Championships 2007 which kicks off today in Birmingham.  Some of the best boulderer´s in the world are taking part in the championships being hosted by the BMC as part of Climb 2007 at the Ordnance Survey Outdoors Show at the NEC in Birmingham (16 – 18 March). In the men´s event, reigning British champion Andy Earl will be just one of the home-grown boulderers taking on the likes of Russia?s Salavat Rakhmetov, the current World champion, as well as World Cup champion Jerome Meyer and reigning European champion Daniel Dulac from France. Those who think bouldering at the highest level is a specialist activity may be surprised to learn that Daniel is an international mountain guide.The women´s event may also see a battle for top slot between Russia and France. Reigning European and World Cup champion Olga Bibik, from Russia, will be challenged by France?s Sandrine Levet, five-times World Cup champion.View the action as it happens via this link http://www.thebmc.co.uk/climb07/liveaction.htmThe timetable is as follows: Friday 16th March 11.00 Female QualificationSaturday 17th March 10.00 Male QualificationSunday 18th March 09.30 Semi Finals and FinalsCLIMB 2007 is not just about watching; there?s plenty to do too if you can get down to the NEC this weekend. In the Climb Zone you can do some bouldering or climb the spectacular stalactite routes. There are also coaching sessions on offer. You can even have a go at breaking the world dyno record. The Summit Theatre has a great line-up of speakers, which includes Mick Fowler, Neil Gresham, Alan Hinkes, Leo Houlding and Steve McClure. And the show is packed full of exhibitors showcasing the latest kit. Come to the BMC stand for information, advice and special offers. Further information on Climb 2007 can be found here http://www.thebmc.co.uk/climb07/index.htm For personal updates on the action check out Andy Earl and Gaz Parry´s Blogs, and also the Team Blog, all of which will be updated as the action happens. Gaz has been ticking well in the lead up to the comp this weekend. Fingers crossed for him…