CLIF Bar become official nutrition supplier to the GB Climbing Team

Posted by Alex Messenger on 17/04/2019
The BMC British Bouldering Championships at Cliffhanger. Photo: Alex Messenger.

We’re excited to announce that CLIF Bar have become official nutrition supplier to the GB Climbing Team, and will also be supporting two major competition events in 2019.

With climbing heading into the Olympics in 2020, the GB Climbing Team is going from strength to strength. The team is seeing continued fantastic international results, and we have a packed calendar of national events.

Now, we are pleased to announce new support for British competition climbing by CLIF Bar. CLIF Bar have become the official nutrition supplier to the GB Climbing Team, and are also official supporting sponsors of both the 2019 La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships in Sheffield and the 2019 IFSC European Championships in Edinburgh.

This support by CLIF Bar will help our athletes travel internationally, support livestreaming the British Bouldering Championships and help deliver the IFSC European Championships.

David Smith, CLIF Bar said:

"CLIF Bar, a market leader in sports nutrition, are excited to announce their sponsorship of the GB Climbing Team in 2019 and will be working alongside the BMC with a presence at the two flagship events being held in the UK this year: The British Bouldering Championships in July and the European Climbing Championships in October. Come along, check out some awesome climbing and get to know what CLIF Bar is all about”

Zoe Spriggins, BMC competitions programme manager said:

“The British competition climbing scene is very exciting right now, and our new partnership with CLIF Bar will help us deliver the events and results that our athletes and supporters expect.”

The 2019 La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships will take place on 6-7 July at the Cliffhanger Festival, Sheffield. Come along to see the best of British climbing battling out, check out the BMC stand and sample some CLIF Bars for yourself.

WATCH: the 2018 British Bouldering Championships finals on BMC TV:


The IFSC European Championships will take place at EICA Ratho, 5-6 October.

Find out more about CLIF Bar at www.clifbar.co.uk


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From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t have made it without you.

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"The team is seeing continued fantastic international results, and we have a packed calendar of national events."

Great, but how many medals were won last year.

The GB Paraclimbing Team won 9 international medals last year but get very little support.

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