Tagged rock climbing

Rock climbing to receive its Olympic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games

By Danielle Grant, March 9 2018 — Last month, Bolder Climbing Community in Calgary’s southwest hosted the Alberta Open Bouldering Championships. House music boomed through the facility and spotlights illuminated competitors as they scaled the walls with impressive athleticism. Due to popular interest, the event was even livestreamed. Competitive and recreational climbing have recently gained significant,…

Rock climbing film tour to show at Plaza Theatre

By Rachel Woodward, April 04, 2017 — Local event organizer AJ Jutras and his brother Luc founded SNIF*, a company that aims to provide local events and bring a sense of community to Calgary, earlier this year. But the organization has existed for much longer between the two brothers. “SNIF* has been a thing for…

Climbing high in the Kinesiology basement

By Scott Strasser, July 26 2016 — Recent graduate Jodi Garvin has a slight fear of heights. But that fear hasn’t stopped her from pursuing rock climbing at the University of Calgary. “Even just going up there scares the crap out of me,” Garvin said with a laugh. “I used to climb in junior high and…

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