Via Louder Than Eleven:
On October 12th, 325 competitors from across the country flocked to The Circuit Bouldering Gym for the 3rd annual Portland Boulder Rally. Competition was fierce with a stacked field of 27 professional athletes. The top 6 men and women advanced to the finals to battle for their share of a $10,000 cash purse.
Top favorites Alex Puccio and Jimmy Webb took first place with Carlo Traversi and Angie Payne coming in second. Both men’s and women’s categories had a tie for third: Jon Cardwell/Paul Robinson and Nina Williams/Alex Johnson. Matty Hong and Isabelle Faus sneaked into 5th place to claim the final checks and Sierra Blair-Coyle and Matt Fultz placed 6th.
Watch the full archived live stream - including interviews with all the pros and complete finals commentary by Climbing Narc and Max Zolotukhin - at www.portlandboulderrally.com.
Oh yes! Chris Sharma’s mind-blowing, new climbing gym has officially opened to the public. Step inside the 25,000 sq ft playground known as Sender One Climbing for a look at its jam-packed grand opening grinfest.
Located in Santa Ana, California, Sender One is the first indoor rock climbing facility owned and designed by the world’s most iconic rock climber, Chris Sharma. With over 25,000 square feet of climbing surface and walls up to 50 feet high, Sender One is every climber’s paradise no matter the skill level or experience.
For more info, visit http://www.senderoneclimbing.com