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Introducing the RSB Boulder League

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

                This year’s bouldering competition season just got real hot. RSB.sg is debuting a bouldering league for the local bouldering scene which include three premiere competitions held annually: Boulderactive, Transend (formerly known as Bouldermania) and Rockmaster   The lowdown of the league is as follows: There are two leagues: Open and U17 categories. U17 climbers who wish to compete for the top ranking have to join the three competitions in the Intermediate category. The rankings for each category and gender will be tabulated at the end of the 2017 season and using CURS...

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How to Choose Your Pair of Climbing Shoes

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

Climbing shoes are a very important equipment in rock climbing, be it on rope or on boulder, indoor or outdoor. When choosing climbing shoes, there are three primary considerations: Climbing shoe type: Whether or not, the profile is neutral, moderately downturned or aggressively downturned. Climbing shoe features: Features like laces, straps, linings and rubber affect the performance and comfort of the shoe. Climbing shoe fit: Climbing shoes are meant to be worn snug against your feet with as little air cushion as possible, without sacrificing comfort, especially when worn for long duration.   Climbing Shoe Type Neutral: These shoes offer a more relaxed...

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The Start of a Journey (as told by Ashraf Sapri)

Posted by Ben Toh on

My First IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Navi Mumbai, India. (and definitely not the last…..) It has been a little over a week, but every single detail of that memory and every experience that I brought back with me from India is still fresh in my mind — the heat, psyche, atmosphere & hospitality. - Leading up to the competiton……. I’ve been training really hard, not only putting in the hours but training smart. There definitely had to be sacrifices in certain aspects of my personal life, which definitely wasn’t an easy decision to make. Mentally, there were countless setbacks, and I always had...

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