Interview with Laura Rogora who redpointed Pure Dreaming Plus at Massone close to Arco, Italy and became the first Italian woman to climb 9a+.
Sport climbing at Arco Italy: at Massone Laura Rogora has made the first female ascent of Underground, a historic 9a established in 1998 by Manfred Stuffer.
At the crag Massone in Arco, Italy, Laura Rogora repeated Pure Dreaming Plus, a 9a+ sports climb first ascended by Adam Ondra. The Roman climber is now the first Italian woman, and only the fifth woman in the world after Margo Hayes, Anak Verhoeven, Angela Eiter and Julia Chanourdie to climb 9a+.
At Massone close to Arco in Italy Laura Rogora has redpointed Pure Dreaming 9a, while at Monte Colt she climbed the 8c’s Riflessi and Terra Piatta.
France’s Anouck Jaubert and Italy’s Michael Piccolruaz have earned tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing has announced that the European Climbing Championships will take place in October, while the first three stages of the Lead World Cup 2020 scheduled for July have been postponed.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic the XXXII Olympic Games scheduled to take place this summer in Tokyo, Japan, have been postponed. The date is yet to be announced but will take place by summer 2021.
On 08/03/2020 18-year-old Roman climber Laura Rogora made the first ascent of Corvo Morto 8c +/9a at Ferentillo (Italy).
At Montsant in Spain Laura Rogora has managed to onsight her first 8b+ while at Margalef she redpointed the 9a La Bongada.
At Margalef in Spain Gabriele Moroni has repeated Demencia Senil 9a+ while Laura Rogora has sent Pal Norte 8c+/9a.
Awaiting official Olympic Committee confirmation, Laura Rogora, Julia Chanourdie, Iuliia Kaplina, Kyra Kondie and YiLing Song qualified in Toulouse yesterday for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games while Lucka Rakovec and Mia Krampl will battle it out for the remaining nation quota tomorrow afternoon. The men’s Combined Qualifier final takes place this evening.
The second, decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games continues today in Toulouse, France, with the women’s qualification. Live streaming starts at 11:00 with Speed, followed by Boulder at 13:00 and Lead at 16:45. Those who got a pass yesterday are Adam Ondra, YuFei Pan, Alberto Ginés López, Jan Hojer, Bassa Mawem and Nathaniel Coleman
The second and decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games begins today in Toulouse, France. Live streaming of the Qualification tournament starts at 11:00 with the male Combined Qualifier.
Climbing competitions: the 2019 Lead World Cup was won yesterday in Xiamen, China, by Adam Ondra demo the Czech Republic and Chaehyun Seo from South Korea. Both won the penultimate stage, while Taisei Homma and Akiyo Noguchi took silver and Tomoa Narasaki and Jain Kim took bronze. The last stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won by QiXin Zhong and Aries Susanti Rahayu, who set the new world record at 6.99 seconds. The overall Speed World Cup 2019 was won by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.
Adam Ondra and Lučka Rakovec have been crowned European Lead Champions today at Edinburgh in Scotland. Alberto Ginés López and Laura Rogora placed second, Sascha Lehmann and Luce Douady third.
The fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 was won in Kranj, Slovenia, yesterday by Adam Ondra and Chaehyun Seo. Jessica Pilz and Kai Harada took silver, Lučka Rakovec and Alberto Ginés López bronze.
The Rock Master Duel was won in Arco, Italy, on Saturday night in front of a huge crowd by Mia Krampl from Slovenia and Jakob Schubert from Austria.
Youth World Championships 2019 at Arco: the Lead event was won yesterday by Laura Rogora (Junior Female) from Italy, Nika Potapova (Female Youth A) from the Ukraine and Hidemasa Nishida (Male Youth A) from Japan
Youth World Championships 2019 at Arco. Italy: Junta Sekiguchi and Oriane Bertone won gold in the Youth B Lead. The male Junior category was won by Shuta Tanaka. Laura Rogora. Live streaming today from the Finals Youth A Men, Junior Women and Youth A Women.
Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic extended their legacy earlier today by winning the Lead World Championship in Hachioji, Japan. Mia Krampl and Alexander Megos took silver, Ai Mori and Jakob Schubert bronze.