NIKOLAY PRIMEROV AND SINA GOETZ IMPRESS IN BERN
Ice Climbing | UIAA
by UIAA News
2y ago
The first event of the 2021-2022 UIAA Ice Climbing season saw the hosting of a European Continental Cup competition in Bern, Switzerland on Saturday 13 November. An impressive span of 47 athletes (30 male, 17 female) from 15 countries took part in the lead only event. It proved to be the most ‘international’ competition the UIAA has been able to organize since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. In both categories, Swiss athletes made local advantage count. Nikolay Primerov took the men’s competition ahead of compatriot Jonathan Brown. However with six different nationalities in the top t ..read more
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ACUTE AND CHRONIC OVERSTRAIN INJURIES OF WORLD CUP ICE CLIMBERS
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by UIAA News
2y ago
The UIAA Medical Commission, with the support of members of the UIAA Anti-Doping Commission, has released a paper analysing acute and chronic overstrain injuries in World Cup ice climbers. Background While rock climbing injuries have been well investigated this is not the case for ice climbing and its various disciplines. Since extreme body positions are normal in extreme ice climbing specific injury patterns may be expected (fig. 1-3). The authors investigated the participants of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championship in Saas-Fee to assess data about acute or chronic over-strain injuries to ..read more
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INFORMATION: UIAA European Continental Cup in Bern
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by UIAA News
2y ago
The first event of the 2021-2022 UIAA Ice Climbing season will a European Continental Cup competition held in Bern, Switzerland on Saturday 13 November. The Event Programme and information can be found here. Livestreaming will be available. Embed codes will be provided in due course. Further details to follow. For further information on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour please click here. Please note a new website for the World Tour will be launched in mid-November.     TITLE SPONSOR UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR   ..read more
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AXES AT THE READY: RETURN OF THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR
Ice Climbing | UIAA
by UIAA News
2y ago
Please note that this article was originally published on 17 August 2021 and has been amended to reflect the following updates confirmed on 17 September 2021. The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup scheduled to be held in Vail, Colorado, USA has been postponed until 2023. The UIAA Ice Climbing European Cup in Oulu, Finland has been upgraded to a European Championships featuring both a Senior and Youth event. The UIAA Ice Climbing European Cup in Malbun, Liechtenstein will be a lead only competition. The UIAA Ice Climbing Asian Cup in Tehran, Iran has been cancelled. Thirteen competition events. Sev ..read more
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AXES AT THE READY: RETURN OF THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR
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by UIAA News
3y ago
Fifteen competition events. Ten countries. Three continents. Two festivals. Running from November 2021 to March 2022, the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour – partnered by Outdoor Research – is set for a return to a more normal rhythm following the understandable rescheduling and disruption during the past eighteen months. Throughout the season, some of the world’s leading ice climbers will offer a masterclass in speed, athleticism, precision, decision making and core strength. Often all at the same time. SENIOR AND YOUTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE SAME VENUE After hosting the UIAA Ice Climbing Wor ..read more
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OPPORTUNITY FOR SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN TO SUPPORT UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR
Ice Climbing | UIAA
by UIAA News
3y ago
The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – is looking to recruit a social media intern to support its ice climbing team during the 2022 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour. Social Media Intern (100%) (6 months) – UIAA Ice Climbing Summary: Reporting directly to the UIAA Sports Event Coordinator, the Social Media Intern will work to create a social media development plan to achieve the following aims: 1. Help increase the number of followers and hence views of UIAA content on the UIAA Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. 2. Create a detailed social media plan for the entire ..read more
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UIAA contributes to study comparing elite ice and sport climbers
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by UIAA News
3y ago
Members of the UIAA Anti-Doping and Medical Commissions contributed to a recent paper published studying the anthropometric, strength, endurance and flexibility characteristics of elite male ice climbers and sport climbers. The study is published in the German Journal of Sports Medicine. The purpose of this study was to compare elite male ice climbers and sport climbers for their anthropometry, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Although there is a certain overlap between these two activities, sport climbing, which recently became an Olympic discipline, has been studied significant ..read more
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2020 UIAA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
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by UIAA News
3y ago
The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2020 Annual Report. The report is available in digital format and can be downloaded from the following link – spreads version, pages version. Anybody interested in receiving a printed copy can do so by filling in the following form. Please note that there is a limited print run and first priority will be given to UIAA member associations and delegates. The digital report offers quick access to UIAA news articles, video content and multimedia assets. Contents of the 2020 Annual Report include: First annua ..read more
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STRATEGIC MEETINGS SET CLEAR PATHWAY FOR UIAA
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by UIAA News
3y ago
The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – Management Committee (MC) held its second online meeting of 2021 on 1 May. It was followed, as is now custom, by a meeting of the Executive Board, MC and UIAA Commission Presidents. MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Following an opening address by UIAA President Peter Muir, Françoise Jaquet, UIAA Treasurer, detailed the UIAA’s financial result 2020 for General Assembly recommendation before presenting the first 2021 budget forecast. One of the more significant agenda items was an update on the progress made by working groups (WGs) created by ..read more
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KIROV BRINGS DOWN CURTAIN ON 2020-21 SEASON
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by UIAA News
3y ago
The 2020-2021 UIAA Ice Climbing season concluded with a World Cup event in Kirov, Russia on 6-7 March. Nearly 40 athletes took on speed and lead competitions at an ice tower which has long hosted UIAA-sanctioned events and training camps. The current season has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic with most competitions restricted to national athletes or those from neighbouring countries. WOMEN’S LEAD AND SPEED Daria Glotova, who won the U19 Lead and Speed World Championship titles in Tyumen last weekend, maintained her excellent form to claim the lead title. She topped the final ro ..read more
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