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10.12.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Masters of Stone raise 10,000 euros for Climbers against Cancer

On November 23rd a bouldering competition took place at Nürnberg in Germany and reached the ambitious goal of raising 10,000 euros for CAC - Climbers Against Cancer, the not-for-profit charity founded by John Ellison committed to the battle against cancer.

10.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Edward Mills wins award for Old Man of Hoy fundraising climb against cancer

8-year-old Edward Mills, who raised over € 30,000 against cancer with his ascent of The Old Man of Hoy in Scotland, has won the prestigious annual 'Young Fundraiser of the Year - Pride of Britain Awards'.

01.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Old Man of Hoy climb by eight-year-old raises 30,000 € for Climbers Against Cancer

The Old Man of Hoy in Scotland was climbed recently by eight-year-old Edward Mills. In becoming the youngest person to climb the iconic sea stack he importantly raised nearly €30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer.

25.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Ice Climbing World Cup 2018, Han Na Rai Song, Alexey Dengin win in Saas Fee

South Korea’s Han Na Rai Song and Russia’s Alexey Dengin won the Lead discipline of the first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup 2018 that took place last weekend at Saas Fee in Switzerland. The Speed discipline was won by the Russians Nikolai Kuzovlev and Ekaterina Feoktistova. During the competition, Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) donated £25.000 to the Swiss Cancer Research Foundation.

27.06.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Mike Kosterlitz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2016, awarded Climbing Ambassador at the Arco climbing Oscars

On 25 August 2017 in Arco (Garda Trentino, Italy) the Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn® di Aquafil 2017 prize will be awarded to Mike Kosterlitz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 and legends name in the climbing world.

27.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2016 awarded to Daniel Andrada, Mina Markovič and the IFSC

On Friday 26/08/2016 the 11th Arco Rock Legends celebration took place in Arco, Italy during the 30th Rock Master. Daniel Andrada won the Wild Country Rock Award, while the La Sportiva Competition Award went to Mina Markovič. The other nominees were Jakob Schubert, Laura Rogora, Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra. IFSC president Marco Maria Scolaris received the The Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn® di Aquafil 2016 on behalf of the International Federation of Sport Climbing.

12.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Shauna Coxsey wins Bouldering World Cup 2016, Megan Mascarenas and Kokoro Fujii win in Vail

Britain’s Shauna Coxsey placed second in Vail last night to win the Bouldering World Cup 2016. The sixth stage was won America’s Megan Mascarenas and Japan’s Kokoro Fujii.

28.12.2015 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

John Ellison, founder of Climbers against Cancer, passes away

On Sunday 27 December 2015 John Ellison, the founder of the charity Climbers against Cancer, passed away. In the space of just a few years the inspirational Englishman achieved the unprecedented feat of bringing the entire climbing community together through CAC, aimed at raising awareness about cancer and gathering funds for research against this disease.

07.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2015: the Awards Ceremony videos

The videos of the tenth edition of Arco Rock Legends that took place on Friday 04/09/2015. The climbers for the Salewa Rock Award are Alexander Megos (winner), Angela Eiter and Ashima Shiraishi while the climbers in the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra (winner), Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The third clip is dedicated to John Ellison, founder of CAC – Climbers Against Cancer who received the Dryarn Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize.

05.09.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2015 won by Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra and John Ellison

On Friday 04/09/2015 during the 10th Arco Rock Legends celebration in Arco, Italy, Alexander Megos received the Salewa Rock Award while Adam Ondra won the La Sportiva Competition Award. The prestigious Dryarn Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize was handed to John Ellison, founder of CAC - Climbers Against Cancer.

03.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

John Ellison and CAC - Climbers against Cancer at the Arco IFSC World Youth Championships

The encounter with John Ellison, founder of CAC - Climbers against Cancer, at Arco for the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships, to receive the Dryarn Climbing Ambassador award during Arco Rock Legends celebration on 04/09/2015 for his undisputed contribution to the culture of climbing worldwide.

29.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2015: 10 years of Simply the Best

On Friday, September 4, 2015 the Arco Rock Legends will celebrate its 10th edition and assign the prestigious Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award during the Rock Master Festival and the World Youth Climbing Championships 2015. Those nominated for the sport climbing Oscars are Angela Eiter, Alexander Megos and Ashima Shiraishi, while those in the running for the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra, Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The prestigious Dryarn Climbing Ambassador will be awarded to John Ellison, founder of the initiative Climbers against Cancer.

30.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends: the 2014 nominations

Friday, August 29, 2014 Arco Rock Legends celebrates its ninth edition by assigning, during the Rock Master Festival, the two prestigious sport climbing Oscars entitled Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award. Those nominated for the Salewa Rock Award are Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra and Muriel Sarkany, while Sachi Amma, Urko Carmona Barandiaran and Dimitri Sharafudtinov have been nominated for the La Sportiva Competition Award. The Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award will be assigned to the Italian writer, sculptor, alpinist and rock climber Mauro Corona.

25.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers against Cancer celebrates first year!

Climbers against Cancer, the charity initiated by John Ellison aimed at raising awareness and gathering funds for cancer research, celebrates its first year of activity.

03.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers Against Cancer: first donation to Australian research

The Cancer Council Australia has received a £10,000 donation from the initiative Climbers against Cancer.

20.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers Against Cancer, a day with John Ellison

Video portrait of John Ellison, founder of Climbers Against Cancer.

25.01.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Climbers against cancer, interview with John Ellison

Interview with John Ellison, the man behind Climbers against Cancer, the campaign which aims to raise awareness and gather funds for cancer research.

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