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Brilliant performance from GB athletes at IFSC World Championships

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Brilliant performance from GB athletes at IFSC World Championships

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17/09/2018

The past two weeks has been brimming with competition climbing events in Innsbruck at the IFSC World Championships which included a full Paraclimbing programme as well as Bouldering, Lead, Speed and a Combined final. The GB Climbing and Paraclimbing Teams were well prepared resulting in 13 strong performances from athletes in a number of categories, and as such left Innsbruck with five new medals, three of which were gold.
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Want to join the GB Climbing coaching team?

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17/09/2018

The BMC is looking for dedicated and committed coaches from a variety of backgrounds to form a dynamic team to support our young athletes. Could this be you?
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COMPETITIONS

Be your best: in the Paraclimbing Series 2018

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13/09/2018

Open to all aspiring paraclimbers, the BMC and Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series is a friendly competition aimed at giving people an authentic competitive experience. This series is organised by the BMC and Mountaineering Scotland.
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Promising start for GB Climbing Team at IFSC World Championships 2018

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11/09/2018

Marking the start of the IFSC World Championships 2018 was the Lead events, where GB athletes got off to an inspiring start in Innsbruck, Austria, over the weekend. Will Bosi finished in an impressive 13th place, while Molly Thompson-Smith amazed everyone by placing 11th place – just one away from finals – in her first competition after recovering from a serious finger injury.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Youth Climbing Symposium 2018

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04/09/2018

The world’s first Youth Climbing Symposium returns on 24/25 November! Once again, leading coaches and climbers from around the world will be brought together to coach the youth of the UK at the fantastic Oakwood Climbing Centre.
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COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Championships 2018

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04/09/2018

The premier Lead and Speed climbing Competition in the UK is back! Who will be crowned 2018 Champions?
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Emily Phillips makes semi-finals at IFSC BWC Munich

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20/08/2018

Fantastic performance from Emily Phillips and the GB Climbing Team at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Munich last weekend. Meanwhile, Jernej Kruder of Slovenia and Miho Nonaka of Japan become the Bouldering season champions at the last Boulder World Cup of 2018. Here's Liam Lonsdale with a report.
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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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