True North Climbing announces sponsorship of 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada
January 15, 2014 | Posted By: Luigi Montilla
Toronto, Canada – January 8, 2014 – True North Climbing announces sponsorship of the 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada.
John Gross, owner of True North Climbing (TNCI) said of the deal: “We’re excited to once again support the World Cup Bouldering event in Hamilton. These events excite and inspire the climbing community, by bringing the world’s best boulderers to our neighbourhood.”
“We have hosted more than a dozen competitions at our gym since we opened four years ago, including Tour de Bloc Locals and Regionals, Summer SweatFest locals and finale and Youth Local, Provincial and Regional Championships. Supporting the World Cup as a community partner is a natural extension of that,” adds Gross.
“We are enthusiastic about our new partnership with TNCI,” said Luigi Montilla, head organizer IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada. “TNCI fully understands the community aspect of this event. They will be a valuable partner in promoting the World Cup through their various competitions and their social media network.”
This is the second consecutive year for the IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada. It is set to run as a weekend-long climbing event – May 31 & June 1, 2014 at Gravity Climbing Gym in Hamilton Ontario.
To keep apprised of event details, and for gallery of photos from the 2013 event, visit the Bouldering Canada website at www.boulderingcanada.com.
Additional information on True North Climbing can be found on
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www.truenorthclimbing.com and their FaceBook pagewww.facebook.com/truenorthclimbing.
The Hive is back!
December 23, 2013 | Posted By: Luigi Montilla
The Hive Climbing Centre has demonstrated their continued commitment to the growth of competition climbing by returning as an official event sponsor of the 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada.
Andrew Coffey and the Hive were integral partners in bringing the inaugural event to Canada as they were the first one’s to step up and lend support to the World Cup. “Andrew’s enthusiasm and generosity is second to none. We want to thank him for his continued support” says Luigi Montilla (head organizer Bouldering Canada).
The 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada promises to bring the world’s best climbers and a raucous hometown crowd to Hamilton, Ontario on May 31 and June 1 2014. Miles Adamson, Hive and Canadian National Team member said “the Canadian fans are some of the best and most knowledgeable; it was great to see them cheer on every competitor regardless of nationality but they definitely did not hold back when it came to cheering on their own.”
“We are very excited to once again be part of this great event. Being able to help with brining the community together and at the same time establish our sport on an international level is something that we deeply believe in” expressed Andrew Coffey, owner The Hive Climbing Centre.
For more information on The Hive and their other projects, please visit www.hiveclimbing.com.
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OFFICIAL PARTNER FACILITY
December 5, 2013 | Posted By: jameskoka
Toronto, Ontario, December 2, 2013
Bouldering Canada and the Alpine Club of Canada are pleased to announce that Gravity Climbing Gym has signed on as the Official Partner Facility of the 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada. This will be the second consecutive year that Gravity will host the biggest climbing event in the country.
The sponsorship is part of Gravity¹s ongoing commitment to the continued growth of the sport. ” Gravity¹s recent move to a new, open concept gym complete with an expansive bouldering area makes this relationship a natural fit,” said Reid Monk, owner of Gravity Climbing Gym. “As the biggest and most highly-anticipated competition of the year, the IFSC Climbing World Cup not only showcases the very best climbers in the world but it also brings our community together in celebration of the sport. We are excited to be able to facilitate this”, added Monk.
³We are very pleased to be coming back to Hamilton and working with the team at Gravity. It is a very unique and intimate facility; it’s the only commercial climbing gym in the world to have ever hosted an IFSC Climbing World Cup Bouldering event. We expect another raucous crowd of close to 2000 people over the course of the competition weekend and this facility will provide our athletes and viewers a rare perspective of the sport during this top level event.” states Luigi Montilla, Director of Bouldering Canada.
Event tickets to the 2014 IFSC Climbing World Cup Canada – Bouldering can now be purchased exclusively through www.alpineclubofcanada.ca. A live webcast of the event can also be viewed at www.ifsc-climbing.org on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday June 1, 2014.
To learn more about Gravity Climbing Gym please visit their website at www.gravityclimbinggym.com.
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