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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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A Strong Mind for A Strong Climb

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

The first bouldering competition, Gravical 2017, may have ended but ourteam is more psyched than ever for upcoming competitions this year! There aremany pieces of advice from climbing gurus on “how to climb better” or “how toprepare for competitions” all over the Internet and here is our take on itespecially the subject concerning mental training. Though its benefits are nottangible, it is, in fact, equally as important as physical training. Some refer tomental strength as the differentiating factor of an average and a great climber. Itis also the primary reason why a climber may not perform to the best of...

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New Beginnings

Posted by Adisal Tjung on

12th of November 2016, the last official training teamNUS Climbing (Women) had together before we broke for our final exams of the semester. When news of a possible sponsorship was shared, we were both excited and uncertain. Regardless of it all, we worked hard to come up with a proposal benefitting both parties. Now, with the sponsorship realised, we are beyond eager to share this experience with you. Last training for AY2016/17 Semester 1 before we took a break for Finals   TeamNUS Climbing (Women) is comprised of 20 aspiring athletes. Despite our varyinglevels of experience, we share a common...

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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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