Watch live: the Paraclimbing Cup Briançon

Posted by Peter Burnside on 17/07/2018

For the first time ever, the IFSC will livestream a dedicated Paraclimbing comp. Tune in to watch the first Paraclimbing Cup of 2018 live from Briançon, France, on 18 July!

Clear your schedules tomorrow! Don’t miss all the action from the GB Paraclimbing Team as they head to Briançon for the first Paraclimbing Cup of the year.

Video highlights of the qualification round will be made available shortly after it finishes at 14:00. Then the evening of action will begin as the finals of all Paraclimbing categories will be shown live at 18:30. Don’t worry if you miss it, the replay will be displayed on the IFSC event page or on its YouTube channel afterwards.

Featuring world champions and season winners, the first Paraclimbing Cup of 2018 is set to be a great show. 2017 standouts Sapir, Besnard, Sanchez Mcilroy, Major, Gasc, Aguila, and our very own John Churcher on the men’s side, and Jarrige, Plank, Ladel, Glusic, Pellandra and GB Paraclimbing Team's Hannah Baldwin for the women are all on the start list. The event will be a test of preparations for the IFSC World Championships Innsbruck 2018 in September. Be sure to tune-in!

GB Paraclimbing Team 

Representing us at the Paraclimbing cup are:

Men

Visual impairment B1
Jesse Dufton

Visual impairment B2
John Churcher
Richard Slocock

AL-2 
Josh Senior
Keith Lynch

AU-2
Matthew Phillips

RP3
Mikey Cleverdon
Dave Bowes

Women

Visual impairment B2
Abigail Robinson

AL-2
Joanna Newton

AU-2
Isabella Walsh

RP2
Hannah Baldwin

RP3
Sophie Boyd

They will be joined by coaches Belinda Fuller and Robin O'Leary.

WATCH: The finals of the IFSC Paraclimbing Cup in Briançon


The GB Climbing Team is supported by the BMC, Mountaineering ScotlandClif BarDuco and Rock Over Climbing.

 
The GB Paraclimbing Team is supported by Oakwood Climbing Centre and Quay Climbing Centre. The GB Ice Climbing Team is supported by Montane. Many UK walls also support the British Climbing Team through free or subsidised entry.

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