Naomi Buys competing in the Skymasters 2009UKC News© Rus VakrilovThe Skymasters competition was held at the OS Outdoors Show on the last weekend in March.Competitors climbed head to head on twin routes, negotiating moving obstacles and racing each other to the finish.The men's final route was around F7c+ in standard and the women's route was around F7a+.The routes featured 14 metres of horizontal climbing, plus spinning features and a large crowd, with a main prize of £1000 – making for a high pressure situation for the competitors.EDIT: planetFear report See the planetFear report at Appeal Over First Place At The Skymasters 2009, plus a great video of the finals at Skymasters Climbing Champs 2009The results were:

Position Women Men
     
1st Shauna Coxey James Garden
2nd Leah Crane Adrian Berry
3rd Natalie Berry Mark Watson
4th Hazel Findlay Rob Lamey
5th Beth Monks Jordan Buys
6th Kitty Wallace Dave Barrans
7th Audrey Seguy Mark Croxall
8th Becki Hall Drew Haigh

Watch a video of Drew Haigh in this year's competition:Event sponsors were:Berghaus (main)DMM (equipment)X1 Sports Insurance (event management)Walltopia (wall manufacturer)Climb (media)Prizes:1st- £1000 + £500 Berghaus vouchers2nd- £5003rd- £2504th- £100Thanks go to Rus Vakrilov for the photograph Diesen Artikel inkl. Bilder auf UKClimbing.com anschauen