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RESULTS: La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019

COMPETITIONS

RESULTS: La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019

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07/07/2019

Strength, determination, and a whole load of tenacity saw Nathan Phillips and Holly Toothill win the crown at the La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019. See below for the replay of the finals and a link to the full results:
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COMPETITIONS

Sport climbing one step closer to inclusion in Paris 2024 Olympics

On June 25, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted unanimously in favour of including sport climbing in the summer Olympic Games in Paris. Surfing, skateboarding and breaking (break-dancing) have also been provisionally voted in. If sport climbing does make it to Paris 2024, the competition format is likely to be different, allowing more athletes to compete and offering more chances to win medals.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes

The classic VS climbs, Shadrach and the Brothers at Craig Bwlch y Moch are sadly no more. As previously reported, some very loose dangerous blocks were identified on these routes. After a thorough inspection, the BMC had no option but to commission a professional rock-engineering company to remove the blocks. Further works remain to be done and the area remains unstable - keep clear until the works are completed!
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PRESS

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020 is launching and you’re invited!

To celebrate the launch of the 6th annual Women in Adventure Film Competition we're putting on a night of films, talks and workshops!
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Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

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10/06/2019

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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COMPETITIONS

Molly Thompson-Smith and Will Bosi make Lead finals in Chamonix

For the first time ever, we saw British athletes compete in both the women’s and men’s final of an IFSC Lead World Cup when the GB Climbing Team headed to the legendary mountain town of Chamonix. With both Molly Thompson-Smith and Will Bosi making it through semis, we were excited to see how they’d do in the finals.
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COMPETITIONS

7 podiums for the GB Paraclimbing Team in Imst

Huge success for the GB Paraclimbing Team in the first of two competition events in the calendar: the Paraclimbing Masters in Imst, Austria. Seven podium places and great results all round is really positive for the team ahead of the Paraclimbing World Championships in Briançon, France, next week on 15-18 July.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad 2020: Selection Policy Amendment

An amendment has has to be made to the GB National Development Squad Selection Policy ahead of this weekends IFSC promo event, the Flatlander cup in Arnhem, Netherlands.
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Meet the BMC Ambassadors

BMC ORGANISATION

Meet the BMC Ambassadors

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11/07/2019

All sports need role models and climbing and hill walking are no exception, so we’re excited that seven of Britain’s top climbers, one of Britain's most well respected hill walkers, and Britain's well-loved TV archaeologist turned adventurer, have all agreed to be part of our inspiring team of BMC ambassadors.
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INTERNATIONAL

Wild Welsh Adventure: BMC International Summer Climbing Meet 2019

Our International Meets are week-long gatherings of climbers from all over the world, with the aim to showcase the uniqueness of British climbing and connect climbers from across the globe. Find out a bit more about them from local hosts and international attendees below!
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SKILLS

Incident and Near Miss reporting system update: July 2019

The BMC Incident and Near Miss reporting system has now been up and running for three months, so we thought we’d take a look at the response so far and encourage anyone involved in an incident or near miss to share their experience.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Meet our latest BMC Honorary Member: Martin Wragg

It was with great pleasure that BMC President Lynn Robinson awarded Martin Wragg Honorary Membership of the BMC at our AGM weekend in Buxton. Here Lynn sits down with David Brown to interview Martin and find out what this award means to him, and also to discover how it all began.
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606/07/2019La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships / Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Festival
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Edward Street car park
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2020/07/2019BMC London & SE Area hill walk & litter pick – Arundel
Amberley rail station
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101/08/2019Women in Adventure Film Competition Launch 2020
Outside Cafe
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303/08/2019An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Wigton
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