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British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and Paraclimbing Cup results

COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and Paraclimbing Cup results

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10/10/2017

This weekend, Awesome Walls in Sheffield hosted three major events: the British Lead and Speed Championships and an international field of Paraclimbers. With 200 lead athletes, 170 speed athletes and 50 paraclimbers, it was a fantastic weekend of competition climbing.
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COMPETITIONS

The Hub: new GB Climbing Team Bouldering Wall

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03/10/2017

The future is looking strong for the GB Climbing Team, as a new dedicated training wall is launched in Manchester.
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Battle of Britain back at the Manchester Depot - 11 November

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19/10/2017

The Battle of Britain is one of the UK's premiere climbing competitions, and it is back this year at The Climbing Depot - Manchester.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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19/10/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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BMC/Climb Scotland Para Climbing series 2017 - Round 2 results

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18/10/2017

The second round of the BMC/Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series took place at the Castle Climbing Centre in London yesterday with over 50 paraclimbers taking part. BMC volunteer Elizabeth Holley gives us this report on the event.
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COMPETITIONS

Molly makes IFSC Lead finals again despite torrid conditions

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16/10/2017

The last round of the IFSC World Cup tour in China battled crazy weather in Xiamen, where Molly Thompson-Smith – the only GB Climbing Team athlete competing – showed that her incredible form this season is here to stay.
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Growth Plate Stress Fractures in Teenage Climbers

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12/10/2017

A guide for parents, coaches, GPs and hand surgeons
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LATEST INDOOR CLIMBING VIDEOS

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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Dan Middleton: testing to destruction at Kendal

23/11/2012

How strong is your climbing equipment? Witness the destruction as the BMC's Technical and Safety Officer Dan Middleton takes his sling-breaker roadshow to the Kendal Film Festival
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