venerdì 2 agosto 2013

Chamonix 2013

Tree weeks ago I'm in Chamonix for the European Championship , after four hour of drive from my home .
Saturday in the Semifinal I can watch only Ramonet and Marcovich and in the afternoon I reach the camping
in Argentiere .
In the evening , in the shadow of the Mont Blanc , beautiful Final Round and the winner is the local Romain Desgranges .
For the women it's a great pleasure for me the victory of the russian Dinara Fakhritdinova .
After Award Ceremony fire work and great party in the place of Mont Blanc .
Sunday morning little bouldering session in Col Montets with the view of the mountain of Glacier d'Argentiere .
In the afternoon it's time to come back at home .

domenica 13 maggio 2012

Melloblocco 2012

Last week end I'm in Val Masino for the ninth edition of the Melloblocco .
Cause the bad weather , in two days , it's not possible for me touch the beautiful granite of the valley . But a despite of the rain I have two funny days .
Saturday afternoon I'm in the middle of the party of slovenian friends . From this blog , I want say a great thanks to all slovenian , so friendly with me and to Philippe Ribiere for the picture . An amazing sunset close the party .
In the evening I can watch Ramon Julien Puiblanche and Sasha DiGiulian climb the roof of the gym . It's so exciting for me !
After I meet my prefered champion Anna Sthor and Nalle Hukkataival and I watch beautiful movie until midnight .
Sunday afternoon Award Ceremony with the world Champion Alexey Rubtsov , in the third picture , winner
in the men with Michele Caminati and Antony Gullsten .
In the fourth picture the winner in the women , from the left Shauna Couxey , Barbara Zangerl , Ekaterina Andreeva , Aleksandra Balakireva , Natalya Vasilenko and Irene Bariani .

mercoledì 3 agosto 2011

Arco 2011

Saturday 16 July 2011 I'm in Arco , for the eleventh Climbing World Championship , after five hour of drive with my car .

In the afternoon I can watch the end of the qualification female of bouldering .

I'm luckly because I can watch girls from all of the world , like Sasha Digiulian from USA and

Negar Varsochi from IRI .

In the evening beatiful Team parade through Arco Town Center . After Opening ceremony of the eleventh Climbing World Championship and first Paraclimbing World Championship , with

presentation of teams , official greeting , lighting of the flame .

Sunday 17 July 2011 at eight o'clock ( without breakfast ! ) I'm in the Climbing Stadium of Arco

for watching the semifinals female of bouldering . Twenty girls on the four problem of the French

routesetter Laurant Laporte .

For me climbing very well the russian Anna Galliamova . I think a little bit of luck in more , for the winner of the Ice World Cup of this year , in the first and in the last boulder and the russian girl can take a place in the final .

Unlucly at same time , the strong Korean girl Jain Kim , with only two boulder .

However qualifing for the final Anna Sthor ( World Champion ) , Sasha Digiulian ( silver medal ),

two strong russian girl Olga Bibik and Yana Chereshneva , Juliane Wurm ( bronze medal ) and

Akiyo Noguchi .

In the afternoon start the semifinal of the men with twenty climber on four problem .

The russian climber Dimitry Sharaftdinov climbing very well and in the final it's the World Champion . Also strong it's the russian climber Rustam Gelmanov ( bronze medal ) and Adam

Ondra ( silver medal ) .

Fourth place in the final it's the winner of the World Cup of this year Kilian Fishuber , fifth place

the swiss climber Cedric Lachat and sixth place it's the revelation of this World Championship

Thomas Tauporn .