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Youth Olympic Games 2018 Recap

October 12, 2018

The first ever Youth Olympians of Sport Climbing has concluded at the Summer Youth Olympic (YOG) Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 10th. Sport Climbing featured 42 male and female athletes representing 25 countries. The field of athletes consist of the top 16 and 17-year-old Bouldering, Speed and Lead athletes competing for the first…

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World Climbing Championship 2018 Recap

October 12, 2018

After 10 days of competitions among six of the top-scoring men and women athletes, the Combined finals came to an end with the athletes facing off in a Bouldering, Lead, and Speed Climbing showdown for the Combined world title. The six women finalist went head-to-head in Speed Climbing with a bracket-style elimination, Miho Nonaka of…

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Sean McColl Professional Climber

Finding my Apex – Sean McColl

September 10, 2018

By: Guest Writer, Sean McColl With my path now firmly set on the 2020 Olympic Games, training for speed climbing becomes more and more important. My time needs to get faster and to do this I need more repetitions, more consistency, and more time on the competition Speed wall. I am the only competitor in…

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Why We’re Always Going to Be at the Climbing Wall Association Summit 

July 3, 2018

  The CWA Summit Doesn’t Disappoint Perfect Descent is a proud sponsor of the annual Climbing Wall Association Summit. We strongly support the mission of the Climbing Wall Association and contribute through direct sponsorship and the donation of Perfect Descent auto belays for the CWA raffle and silent auction.  For the last several years, Perfect…

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Perfect Just Got Better.

July 3, 2018

Perfect Descent Announces Updates to Entire Product Line The leader in speed climbing auto belays is announcing fresh product line updates and the addition of the all-new Perfect Descent Direct Drive™auto belay. The Direct Drive™model has been designed to offer the same high-quality construction and performance synonymous with the Perfect Descent brand at one of the…

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USA Climbing Changes Rules to Include Auto Belays in Speed Climbing Competition

June 1, 2018

Released June 1st, 2018 USA Climbing has amended a rule in their Speed Climbing Rules Handbook (Rule 7.2.1) to “eliminate the requirement that speed climbing routes are to be belayed from the ground”. Historically, the USAC has only approved team belays for Speed Climbing competitions. This change will now allow all USAC Speed Climbing Host…

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