The Countdown Begins
April 1, 2013 | Posted By: Luigi Montilla
We’re two months away from hosting the first ever IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Eastern Canada!
We are working on increasing seat capacity at the venue so that more of you can join us at the event.
A provisional schedule is now available here. Please check back often for additional event details.
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March 26, 2013 | Posted By: Luigi Montilla
MERCI ALLEZ UP!
Selon jean-marc de la plante, le co-propriétaire, “quoique allez Up soit un centre d’escalade de montreal ayant des liens importants avec sa communauté locale, nous croyons qu’il est important d’appuyer et d’encourager la croissance de l’escalade à l’échelle nationale.”
Allez Up climbing gym is proud and excited to announce sponsorship support for the IFSC Bouldering World Cup Canada.
Gym co-owner Jean Marc de La Plante says that “although Allez Up is a Montreal based climbing gym and community, we strongly believe in supporting the growth of climbing across the country.”
About Allez Up
Allez Up is the premier climbing gym in Montreal and is the gathering spot for those who are passionate about rock climbing.
For further information visit www.allezup.com
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MEC signs on as Official Event Sponsor
March 21, 2013 | Posted By: Luigi Montilla
(March 21, 2013, Toronto, Canada) Bouldering Canada is pleased to welcome Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) as Official Event Sponsor for the 2013 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Canada. As Canada’s premier retailer of outdoor equipment and apparel, the MEC has been a long time supporter of competition climbing in Canada, including a 10 year partnership with the long running national Bouldering series Tour de Bloc, the last six as title sponsor.
The 2013 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Canada will take place on June 1-2, 2013, at the IFSC Cup Bouldering Hall in Hamilton, Ontario. The event will bring together and showcase the best competition climbers from more than 20 countries, including multi time winner Killian Fischuber from Austria, Akiyo Noguchi from Japan and Canada’s Sean McColl, a top ranked international competitor with multiple World Cup victories and multiple podium appearances.
“MEC has been a great community partner for climbing and competition climbing in particular,” said Bouldering Canada director Luigi Montilla, ’We are very pleased with MEC’s continued support, and that they see the value an event like a Bouldering World Cup can bring to the sport.”
John Irvine, Director of Sports Marketing and Public Relations at Mountain Equipment Co-op echoes this sentiment, “MEC is a proud supporter of the climbing community and we’re pleased to help Bouldering Canada welcome some of the world’s best climbers for this exciting event.”
About Competition Climbing
Competition Climbing and Bouldering is a popular sport that is rapidly growing across Canada and the rest of the World. Exciting action and a dynamic format makes it a great experience for both spectators and participants. The sport is currently under consideration for inclusion in 2020 Olympic Games.
About Bouldering Canada
Bouldering Canada is dedicated to the growth of competition climbing in Canada. By bringing the best climbers in the world for our athletes to compete against, we hope to raise the level of Canadian athletes, as well as participation and awareness of competition climbing in Canada. Bouldering Canada Director Luigi Montilla has more than 10 years of experience organizing climbing competitions across Canada, including putting on 8 National Championships. He is also the director of the Tour de Bloc, Canada’s longest running national climbing competition series.
For further information visit www.boulderingcanada.com
About Mountain Equipment Co-op
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is Canada’s leading retailer of outdoor clothing, gear and services for self-propelled activities like hiking, cycling and paddle sports.
At MEC, our aim is to provide quality gear and excellent value. We also want to minimize our environmental impact, by building products that last. Learn
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MEC operates 16 destination stores in central locations across Canada.
Widely recognized for its commitment to sustainability, MEC is a member of One Percent for The Planet and supports various community-based outdoor and environmental initiatives through its grants program.
For further information visit www.mec.ca.
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