The marathon Youth World Championships in Arco ended with a special edition of its famous Rock Master. A single event involving the best 8 + 8 athletes in the climbing competition circuit. The competition couldn’t have been anything other than the Lead Duel.
The presentation of the Paraclimbers and the Paraclimbing movement that received the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil 2013 award during the Arco Rock Legends ceremony on 6/09/2013 at the Casinò di Arco, Italy.
Sunday's great Bouldering feast starts with the men's comeptition. 12 athletes duel on 4 problems using the K.O. formula... every problem is an obstacle that needs to be overcome to avoid being eliminated: the worst performers stop playing the bouldering game.
America's Alex Puccio wins the Rock Master Sint Roc Boulder Contest for the second year running. Aya Onoe places second after having fought all the way from the Open, while Russia's Yulia Abramchuk finishes third.
21:00. It's time for the Lead final. And the view onto the Climbing Stadium shows that it's packed to the brim. One might say this is Rock Master, pure beauty. Or, perhaps even, this is the pure beauty of Rock Master. Which might come down to the same thing. But there's no time to think about this as things immediately begin to get exciting.
On Friday 7/09/2013 during the 8th edition of Arco Rock Legends the Salewa Rock Award was won by Adam Ondra while Mina Markovic won the La Sportiva Competition Award. Paraclimbing and all Paraclimbers received the prestigious prize Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil.
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.
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.