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Kwazulu/Natal Inter School Climbing League Rankings
The full ranking lists for all categories in the KZN Inter School Climbing League is now available. A big thank you to Camping & Outdoors for sponsoring some of the prizes.

KZN Bouldering League

Details of the bouldering league are now available, click on the image to the right for full details. There will be both Junior & Senior sections running at Kloof High, Westville Girls, Durban varsity & PMB varsity. You can also goto our events calendar to see all the events.

This years bouldering league is in aid of the Natal Bolting Fund and supported by the MCSA KZN Section & Camoing & Outdoors. 

Contact Ewan Olds for more information : 082 369-1056


Sharma wins Munich Bouldering World Cup 22/23 Jul 2001
Mens & Womens Bouldering
Pos Name Pos Name
1. Chris Sharma (USA) 1. Sandrine Levet (France)
2. Daniel Andrada (Spain) 2. Myriam Motteau (France)
3. Tomasz Olesky (Poland) 3. Elena Choumilova (Russia)
4. Jerome Meyer (France) 4. Emilie Pouget (France)
5. Salavat Rakhmetov (Russia) 5. Tanja Bauer (Germany)
6. Stephane Julien (France) 6. Corinne Theroux (France)
7. Mauro Calibani (Italy) 7. Natalia Perlova (Ukraine)
8. Juan Pons Aleman (Spain) 8. Alexandra Eyer (Switzerland)
9. Frederic Tuscan (France) 9. Isabella Ritsch (Austria)
10. Jean Baptiste Jourjon (France) 10. Nicola Haager (Germany)
20. Obe Carrion (USA)


Serre Chevalier, France 20/21 July 2001
Men & Women Difficulty, Invitational.
Pos Name Pos Name
1. Francois Petit (France) 1. Muriel Sarkany (Belgium)
2. Alexandre Chabot (France) 2. Katrin Sedlmayer (Germany)
3. Francois Lombard (France) 3. Martina Cufar (Slovenia)
4. Bernardino Lagni (Italy) 4. Stephanie Bodet (France)
5. Francois Legrand (France) 5. Chloe Minoret (France)
6. Maxim Petrenko (Ukraine) 6. Elena Ovtchinnikova (USA)
7. Christian Brenna (Italy) 7. Bettina Schopf (Austria)
8. Gerome Pouvreau (France) 8. Annatina Schultz (Switzerland)
9. Tomaz Valjavec (Slovenia) 9. Marietta Uhden (Germany)
10. Luca Zardini (Italy) 10. Mi-Sun Go (Korea)

SASSU Intervarsity Competition -6/7 Jul 2001
The competition was held at the Old Mutual Sports Hall in Durban which has a good permanent wall with roof to cap it off. UCT easily won the competition. Results follow:
Pos University Pos Men University Pos Women University
1 University of Cape Town 1 Craig Reed UCT 1 Patricia Keenan UND
2 WITS University 2 Greg Streatfield UNP 2 Kathryn Fourie Rhodes
3 University of Durban 3 Steve Bradshaw UCT 3 Linda Watson UCT
4 PE & RAU (tied)            
6 Rhodes University            
Complete Difficulty results .
Complete Speed results .

Spiders Difficulty Comp
The Spiders difficulty comp at Arcadia on Saturday 21 July has been cancelled.
UIAA Worldcup in Chamonix, France 11-15 July 2001
Mens & Womens Difficulty:
Pos Name Pos Name
1 Alexandre Chabot, France 1 Martina Cufar, Slovenia
2 Serik Kazbekov, Ukraine & Uvgueni Ovtchinnikov, Russia (Tie) 2 Muriel Sarkany, Belgium
4 Francois Auclair, France 3 Elena Ovtchinnikova, USA
5 Christian Brenna, Italy 4 Marietta Uhden, Germany
6 Gerome Pouvreau, France 5 Natalija Gros, Slovenia
7 Iouri Douloub, Russia 6 Yeleny Busheva, Ukraine
8 Bernardino Lagni, Italy 7 Bettina Schopf, Austria
9 Peter Bosma, Sweden & Serguei Nourmamatov, Russia (Tie) 8 Mi-Sun Go, Korea
11 Christian Bindhammer, Germany & Ramon Puigblanque, Spain (Tie) 9 Alexandra Eyer, Switzerland
13 Maxim Petrenko, Ukraine 10 Barbara Bacher, Austria
Mens & Womens Bouldering:
Pos Name Pos Name
1 Daniel Andrada, Spain 1 Sandrine Levet, France
2 Frederic Tuscan, France 2 Corinne Theroux, France
3 Jerome Meyer, France 3 Olga Bibik, Russia
4 Jean Baptiste Jourjon, France 4 Renata Piszczek, Poland
5 Mauro Calibani 5 Elena Choumilova, Russia
6 Tomasz Oleksy, Poland 6 Olga Jakovleva, Russia
7 Salavat Rakhmetov, Russia 7 Myriam Motteau, France
8 Marek Repcik, Slovakia 8 Emilie Pouget, France
9 Kilian Fischhuber, Austria 9 Natalia Perlova, Ukraine
10 Hiroshi Okano, Japan 10 Ruth Plannels, Spain
12 Obe Carrion, USA 11 Nicola Haager, Germany

UIAA Worldcup in Gap France - 30/06-01/07 2001
Mens & Womens Bouldering:
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Jerome Meyer (France) 1. Myriam Motteau (France)
2. Mauro Calibani (Italy) 2. Sandrine Levet (France)
3. Chris Sharma (USA) 3. Olga Jakovleva (Russia)
4. Tomasz Oleksky (Poland) 4. Olga Bibik (Russia)
5. Salavat Rakhmetov (Russia) 5. Loulia Abramtchouk (Russia)
6. Frederic Tuscan (France) 6. Giulia Giammarco (Italy)
7. Bruno Macias (Spain) 7. Elena Choumilova (Russia)
8. Dmitri Bytchkov (Russia) 8. Leire Aguirre (Spain)
9. Julien Meral (France) 9. Renata Piszcek (Poland)
10. Kilian Fishhuber (Austria) 10. Emilie Pouget (France)
24. Pedro Pons (Spain)    
34. Steven Jeffery (USA)    

Spiders Bouldering and Speed Climbing Competition - 19 May 2001
Mens & Womens Open Bouldering:
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Paul Brouard 1. Kirsty Meyer
2. Sean Creaman & Jaques Cronje 2. Cindy Gonsalves
4. Joffrey Hyman  3. Sharon Terblanche
5. Michael Zondag 4. Rieta Zondag
Mens & Womens Open Speed:
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Paul Brouard 1. Kirsty Meyer
2. Joffrey Hyman  2. Cindy Gonsalves
4. Owen Du Plessis 3. Sharon Terblanche
5. Michael Zondag

U16/17
Bouldering
Speed Climbing
Pos Name Pos Name
1. Louis Smit  1. Janus Krouzer
2. Remer Kampman 2. Kobus Labuchagne
3. Janus Krouzer 3. Jake Zondag
4. Jake Zondag 4.
5. Kobus Labuchagne 5.

The Rhodes Open Bouldering Competition - 12 May 2001
A well run event with some excellent route seting courtesy of Kevan Watkins.The Final was interestingly run with each climber getting 5 minutes to work the final.They were then sent back in to isolation to discuss the route with the other knee trembling finalists before being given one attempt to go for the Redpoint.
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Paul Brouard 1. Ingrid Sabbagh
2. Kyle O'Donoghue 2. Kathy Fourie
3. Guy Hubbard, Sean Miles & Martin Renz  3. Lozelle du Plessis

Agama Atra -  28 April 2001
This event was an absolute success with 210 competitors, goto the Agama Atra page to see all the latest results and news.
The 18th Phoenix Annual Bouldering Competition
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Chris Sharma 1. Elena Ovchinnikova
2. Tommy Caldwell 2. Lisa Rands
3. Dave Struthers 3. Naomi Guy
4. Wills Young 4. Monica Wang
5. Alessandro Sorato 5. Marea Palmer
6. Tim Clifford 6. Tori Allen
7. Josh Heiney 7. Corinne Kohlen
8. John Stack 8. Alli Rainey
9. Scott Milton 9. Maureen Kunz
10. Chris Linder 10. Lisa Hathaway

Speed & Bouldering Competition - Spiders
18 Years & Over combined
Bouldering
Speed Climbing
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Paul Brouard 1. Paul Brouard
2. Joffrey Hyman 2. Joffrey Hyman
3. Shaun Harris 3. Galeo Saintz
4. Tessa Little 4. Michael Beukman
5. Eric Riemann 5. Eric Riemann
6. Marianne Pretorius 6. Willem Steynberg
7. Galeo Saintz 7. Owen du Plessis
8. Jan Myburgh 8. Stephen Mallory
9. Stephen Mallory 9. Sarel Smit
10. Sarel Smit 10. Kean Broom


11. Daman Freeman


12. Johannes Poto


13. Jaco Badenhorst


14. Dirkie Coetzee
15-17 Years combined
Bouldering
Speed Climbing
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Louis Smit 1. Louis Smit
2. Michael Linders 2. Ryan Viljoen


3. Jedi van der Merwe


4. Bronwyn Cummins
11-14 Years combined
Bouldering
Speed Climbing
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Devon Toselli 1. Rowan Toselli
2. Rowan Toselli 2. Devon Toselli
3. Henry Sassenburg 3. Kieran Toselli
4. Kieran Toselli 4. Henry Sassenburg


5. Dudley de Klerk


6. Jonathan Horn


7. Ryan Smith


8. Neville Joubert

The Cage Bouldering Competition
The Cage is a new training facility in the Sports Hall of St Peter's Prep School on Witkoppen Rd, Sandton. They held a competition on 18 March to open the venue. A few of the strong locals and a whole bunch of juniors from the schools came to the event. Paul Brouard won mens, Kirsty Meyer womens and Rowan Toscelli won the juniors.
Rockreation Boulder Blast Results - USA
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Steven Jeffrey 1. Lisa Rands
2. Sam Edwards 2. Brandi Mulligan
3. Obe Carrion 3. Pauline Hsieh
4. Tommy Caldwell 4. Naomi Guy
5. John Stack 5. Stephanie Forte
6. Jason Kehl 6. Tori Allen
7. Luke Parady 7. Rai Farrely
8. Zak Farmer 8. Ali Rainey
9. Dave Graham 9. Maureen Kunz
10. Matt Goreham 10. Tiffany Campbell

Ice World Cup(Second Round) - Val D'aosta, Italy (20th & 21st Jan, 2001)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Stephane Hussan (France) 1. Liv Sansov (France)
2. Bubu Maouro (Italy) 2. Ines Papert (Germany)
3. Daniel Dulac (France) 3. Ildo Pellissier (Hungary)
4. Dmitri Bytchkov (Russia) 4. Sandra Wielebnowski (Austria)
5. Evegny Krivosheitsev (Ukraine) 5. Nadia Dimai (Italy)
6. Tim Emmett (Great Britian) 6. Margarita Kolodkina (Russia)
7. Anthony Lamaiche (France) 7. Anna Torretta (Russia)
8. Diego Mabboni (France) 8. Olga Epiphanova (Russia)

Ice World Cup(First Round) - Pitztal, Austria (12th & 13th Jan, 2001)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Daniel Dulac (France) 1. Liv Sansov (France)
2. Stephane Hussan (France) 2. Ines Papert (Germany)
3. Anthony Lamiche (France) 3. Kirsten Buchmann (Germany)
4. Alfred Dvorak (Austria) 4. Anna Torretta (Italy)
5. Marco Muller (Sweden) 5. Nadezhda Yakimova & Margerita Kolodkina (Russia)
6. Thomas Steinbrugger (Austria) 6. Ksenia Sdobinkova (Russia)
7. Florian Schranz (France) 7. Marina Okatieva (Russia)
8. Kurt Astner (France)    


DIFFICULTY COMP AT SPIDERS on 27th & 28th OCTOBER 2000
11 & Under, 12/13 & 14/15 on Friday 27th Oct at 14h30 (registration).
16/17, 18/19, Mens, Womens & Vets on Saturday 28th Oct at 14h00 (registration).
The cost of the comp will be R30 and will be held at Spiders in Arcadia Centre, Pretoria. Contact Mike Roberts for more information on 083 285-4502.

DIFFICULTY WORLD CUP - MUNICH (Fifth Round)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Alexander Chabot (France) 1. Katrin Sedlmayer (Germany)
2. Christiaan Brenna (Italy) 2. Stephanie Bodet (France)
3. Evgeni Ovtchinnkov (Russia) 3. Marieta Uhden (Germany)
4. David Caude (France) 4. Elena Choumilova (Russia)
5. Sylvian Millet (France) 5. Muriel Sarkany (Belguim)
DIFFICULTY WORLD CUP - LECCO (Third Round)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Alexander Chabot (France) 1. Liv Sansoz (France)
2. Francois Legrand (France) 2. Muriel Sarkany (Belguim)
3. Yuji Hirayama (Japan) 3. Martina Cufar (Slovenia)
4. Maxim Petrenko (Ukraine) 4. Stephanie Bodet (France)
5. Bernadino Lagni (Italy) 5. Marieta Uhden (Germany)
DIFFICULTY WORLD CUP - COURMAYEUR (Second Round)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Evgeni Ovtchinnkov (Russia) 1. Muriel Sarkany (Belguim)
2. Yuji Hirayama (Japan) 2. Liv Sansoz (France)
3. Serik Kazbekov (Ukraine) 3. Stephanie Bodet (France)
4. Christiaan Brenna (Italy) 4. Katrin Sedlmayer (Germany)
5. Paul Dewilde (France) 5. Martina Cufar (Slovenia)
DIFFICULTY WORLD CUP - CHAMONIX (First Round)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Dino Lagni (Italy) 1. Stephanie Bodet (France)
2. Alexander Chabot (France) 2. Martina Cufar (Slovenia)
3. Yuji Hirayama (Japan) & Maxim Petrenkov (Ukraine) 3. Muriel Sarkany (Belguim)
5. Evgueni Krivosheitsev (Ukraine) 4. Liv Sansoz (France)
6. Arnaud Petit (France) 5. Chloe Minoret (France)
7. Serik Kazbekov (Ukraine) 6. Elena Choumilova (Russia)
8. Roman Felix (Switzerland) 7. Jenny Lavarda (Italy)

JUNIOR BOULDERING COMPETITION

SACS Junior School will be hosting a Juniors Bouldering Competition on the 28th October 2000. This will be open to all junior climbers. We are also looking for judges, safety officers and lots of support to encourage our future climbers.

To all the Rugby fanatics, the comp will finish long before the final starts.

Contact Jermome Hendriks for more information at jeromehe@iafrica.com or 082 461-8248 or (021) 683-3638.


PRAXIS NATIONAL CLIMBING CHAMPIONSHIPS 15-17 SEP 2000
The competition was held at the Getaway show, MTN Sundome in Randburg. Paul Brouard took first in Mens followed by Justin Hawkins and then Mark Seuring. Tessa Little took first in the Women's. In the speed Ewan Olds took first followed by Paul Brouard and Kirsten Meyer took first in the Women's speed. See the complete results for difficulty & speed .

CAMPING & OUTDOORS BOULDERING LEAGUE - NATAL
Check out the poster for all the details or contact Ewan on 082 369-1056, Grant on 082 921-1731 or Mark on 082 372-4178. 
WASATCH FRONT ROCK GYM BOULDERING COMPETITION - USA (August 13)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Chris Sharma (370) 1. Liv Sansoz (510/0falls) From France
2. David Graham (250) 2. Claire Murphy (510/2falls)
3. Francois Legrand (240) From France 3. Maureen Kunz (350)
4. Jared Roth (230/11falls) 4. Yikiko Maeshima (310)
5. Obe Carrion (230/18falls) 5. Peggy Troussero (300)
6. Rob D'Annastasio (220) 6. Jess Swanson (300)
7. Jeremy Noring (210) 7. Marea Palmer (260)
8. Ben Ditto (200) 8. Portia Menlove (200)
9. Mike Auldridge (190) 9. Rai (170)
10. Luke Parady (180) 10. Lisa Hataway (150)
11. Brian Capps (160) 11. Tam Laycock (140)
12. Steven Jeffery (150)


ROCKMASTER 2000 - ARCO IN ITALY
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Evgeni Ovtchinnikov (Russia) 1. Murial Sarkany (Belgium)
2. Yuji Hirayama (Japan) 2. Liv Sansoz (France)
3. Christian Bindhammer (Germany) 3. Martina Cufar (Slovenia) & Marietta Uhden (Germany)
4. Christian Brenna (Italy) 5. Elena Ovtchinnikova (USA)
5. Maxim Petrenko (Ukraine) 6. Annatina Schultz (Switzerland)
6. Simon Wandeler (Switzerland) 7. Jenny Lavarda (Italy)
7. Serik Kazbekov ( Ukraine) 8. Mi-Sun Go (Korea)
8. Bernardino Lagni (Italy) 9. Luisa Iovane (Italy)
9. Francois Legrand (France) 10. Bettina Schoepf (Aut)

TOUCHSTONE PRO AM INTERNATIONAL CLIMBING COMPETITION
This was a first in the US, where the competitors competed over 2 days and 5 rounds : qualifiers, bouldering, onsighting, redpointing and lead speed climbing. Problems ranged from V0 to V10 and routes from 5.6 to 5.13a (30). Sharma showed us once again that he has what it takes. Competitors were also grouped according to ages instead of one big Master's category.
Pos 19 & Under Boys Pos 19 & Under Girls
1. Chris Sharma 1. Pauline Hsieh
2. Ben Eastman 2. Tori Allen
3. Nick Anderson & Jason Oribello (Tie) 3. Arienna Grody
Pos . 20-29 Men Pos 20-29 Women
1. Jason Kehl 1. Anne Embree
2. Jason Campbell 2. Naomi Cotton
3. Ken Dick 3. Anna Rosenbaum
Pos 30-39 Men Pos 30-39 Women
1. Derek Powell 1. Elena Ovchinnikova
Pos 40-49 Men

1. Mark Johnson


WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS - AMSTERDAM
It was good to see a big US team being sent over this year, hopefully we can have some SA representation soon.
Pos 18-19 Boys Pos 18-19 Girls
1. Pablo Barbera Alfonso (Spain) 1. Barbara Bacher (Austria)
2. Mykhailo Shalagin (Ukraine) 2. Nastja Guzzi (Slovenia)
3. Nels Rosaasen (Canada) 3. Jana Oman (Slovenia)
Pos . 16-17 Boys Pos 16-17 Girls
1. Roman Felix (Switzerland) 1. Natalija Gros (Slovenia)
2. Fabien Dugit (France) 2. Olha Shalahina (Ukraine)
3. Gerome Pouvreau (France) 3. Barbara Schranz (Austria)
Pos 14-15 Boys Pos 14-15 Girls
1. Guillaume Glarion-Mondet (France) 1. Kinga Ociepka (Poland)
2. Ethan Pringle (USA) 2. Emily Harrington (USA)
3. Jorg Verhoeven (Netherlands) 3. Alexandra Balakireva (Russia)

BOULDERING WORLD CUP - CHAMONIX (Round 3)
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Salavat Rakhmetov (Russia) 1. Elena Choumilova (Russia)
2. Serik Kazbekov (Ukraine) 2. Cecile Le Flem (France)
3. Stephanie Julien (France) 3. Sandrine Levet (France)
4. Andrei Vedenmeier (Ukraine) 4. Myria Motteau (France)
5. Frederic Tuscan (France) 5. Vera Kotasova (Russia)
6. Daniel Dulac (France) 6. Natalia Novikova
7. Alexander Chabot (France) 7. Olga Bibik

BOULDERING WORLD CUP - MUNICH
Pos Men Pos Women
1. Pedro Pons (Spain) 1. Marietta Uden (Germany)
2. Daniel Dulac (France) 2. Sandrine Levet (France)
3. Salavat Rakhmetov (Russia) 3. Annatina Schultz (Sui)
4. Jerome Meyer (France) 4. Leire Aguirre (Spain)
5. Lucio Giudici (Italy) 5. Tanja Bauer (Germany)
6. Alexander Chabot (France) 6. Vera Kotasova (Cze)
7. Daniel Andrada (Spain) 7. Delphine Martin (France)
8. Jurijj Golob (Slovenia) 8. Gerda Raffetseder (Aut)

COMPETITION RESULTS FROM KWAZULU/NATAL - ROUND 2
See the complete results for the second competition . The rankings from both comps are also now online.

ICE CLIMBING WORLD CUP
The inaugural Ice Climbing World Cup for 2000 saw Will Gadd winning the mens and Kim Csizmazia winning the womens, they are both Canadians. The World Cup consisted of 6 countries in the tour including Austria, France. Italy, Switzerland, Russia and Sweden.

AGAMA ATRA OUTDOOR BOULDERING COMP - 6 MAY in de Doorns
This comp tunrned out to be an excellent fun event with 127 entrants, even a few from overseas. Full results follow.
Men & Women
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Evan Wiercx 1 Robyn Holwill
2 Clinton Martinengo 2 Mary Jenner
3 Justin Hawkins 3 Karen Varga
4 Andrew Ward 4 Caludia Haskedt
5 Marc Wolf 5 Leanne Prodehl
6 Craig Reed 6 Robyn Cullis
7 Jason Whyte 7 Rene Honeyman
8 Ross McBride 8 Esmarie Smit
9 John-Paul Harpur 9 Belinda Sloan
10 Jeremy Samson 10 Cheryl Jenks
11 James Smith 11 Adele McCann
12 Serle Shuman

13 Deon Hugo

14 Maarten Torkstra

15 Mattieu de Villiers

16 Oliver Dross

17 Leonard Rust

18 Michael Janata

19 Doug Ward

20 Jason Temple-Forbes

21 Craig Bruton

22 John Terblanche

23 Eric Rutschlin

24 Gordon Forbes

25 Willem le Roux

26 Dave Glass

27 Oliver Williams

28 Brett Hochfeld

29 Lance Gelden

30 Graham Shillington

31 Steve Downing

32 Rod Bracher

33 Marc Rutschlin

34 Tim Frouws

35 Vanden Abeek

36 Ben Harpur

37 Ken Schumann

38 Michael Thorpe

39 Carl Kritzinger

40 Guy Wood

41 Mark Voges

42 David Hill

43 Erwin Blomeyer

Mens Veterans
Pos Competitor's Name
1 Steven Bradshaw
2 Richard Behne
3 Tinie Versfeld
4 Sean Maasch
5 Julian Fisher
6 Patrick McCann
18/19 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Michael Schiemann 1 Soraya Omardien
2 Steve Bradshaw

3 Zak van Biljon

4 Christiaan Jordaan

5 Riaan Coetzee

6 Danie Moolan

7 Sunley Uys

8 Cobus Kritzinger

9 Paul Coetzee

10 Niel Mostert

11 Lawrens van der Westhuizen

12 Oliver Human

16/17 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Jeremy Ward 1 Ilana Malherbe
2 Danie Pienaar 2 Deoni Kotze
3 Roland Frolich

4 Bruce Wessels

5 Paul Bibby

6 Juandre Mellet

7 Andre Nieuwoudt

14/15 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Ivan Boshoff 1 Tarien Malherbe
2 Arjan de Kock 2 Dorette Vos
3 Michael du Toit 3 Anje Steenkamp
4 Niel Anderson 4 Jean-Marie Steyn
5 Christo van Zyl

6 Jean Snyman

7 Christiaan de Villiers

8 Ross McDonald

12/13 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Francois de Villiers 1 Sonnja Nel
2 Odon Human 2 Sumarie de Villiers
3 Paul Fouche 3 Joelette Rossouw
4 Kobus de Wet

5 Dane Marisson

6 Max Daniller

7 David du Plessis

8 Kobus de Kock

9 Tiaan de Jager

10 Lurendrin Naidoo

10/11 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Deon Joubert 1 Pia Mitchell
2 Roann Bruyns 2 Carlie de Goede
3 Stephan Fouche 3 Sunette Jacobs
4 Stephan Mullon 4 Rene le Roux
5 Paul Stephton 5 Jean Rossouw
6 Philip Myburgh 6 Annemarie Jacobs


7 Clarissa-Marie Rabie
9 & Under
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Dylan Mitchell


SCREAM XTREME SPEED COMP - 29 APRIL in Cape Town
Here are the results of the comp held on Sat 29th April at Lower Cable Station at the Scream Xtreme weekend :

Mens & Womens
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Craig Reed (8.11) 1 Robin Holwill
2 Justin Hawkins (8.46) 2 Karen Varga
3 Garron Fish 3 Pia Mitchell
18/19 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Shahier Parker 1 Illana Malherbe
2 Franscois Snyman

3 Danie Pienaar

14/15 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Arjan de Kock (10.09) 1 Dorette Vos
2 Ivan Boshoff 2 Tarien Malherbe
3 Jean Snyman 3 Jean-Marie Steyn
12/13 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Francois de Villiers 1 Pia Mitchell
1 Dylan Mitchell (U9) 2 Lani Greenhill
Well done for Robin and Craig for winning the main prizes (R500 + Swatch Irony watch R1000) as well as all the other prize winners and of course the competitors who braved the hot sun and after party on top of TM. Here's to having a bigger and better event next year.

SCHOOLS COMPETITION IN NATAL - 16 APRIL
A competition was held in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, at Linpark High School on 16 April 2000. The results are as follows :
18/19 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Anton Dickinson 1 Sarah-Anne Spowart
2 Stephan Buys

3 Mihael McRae & Isolomuzi Mthembu (tie)

16/17 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Macaire Cox 1 Sarah Dick
2 Richard Grim 2 Jenna Hutt, Michelle Klue & Ruth Wagenaar (tie)
3 James Cunnama

14/15 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 David Richardson 1 Julie-Anne Cawdry
2 Andrew Lind 2 Frances Zweirs & Kristy Ruttenberg (tie)
3 Petrus van den Broek, Gareth Freeman & Dean Sutherland (tie)

12/13 Boys & Girls
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Jamie Graham 1 Faye Brouard
2 Brendan Hurner 2 Jessica Bezuidenhout
3 Raymond Rothan 3 Rachelle de Charmoy
11 & Under
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Colin Hurner 1 Tamryn van Niekerk
2 Spenser Dunlop 2 Amy  Froise
3 Vincent Pretorius & Clinton Guthrie (tie)

 

GYSCA'S FIRST REGIONAL FOR 2000
Gysca held their first Regional Climbing Competition at Spiders in Pretoria on 19th February. There was a small but dedicated turnout, well done to Jan-Douglas van Rensburg for winning, Russel Lloyd in second and James Chapman who came third. There was a joint 16-19 category.

AGAMA ATRA OPEN AIR BOULDERING COMPETITION -  Sat 6 May 2000
This great bouldering competition will be held in De Doorns, Western Cape on Saturday 6 May, 2000. It is open to both Juniors & Seniors. Please note that you must preregister by 3 May 2000. See the POSTER for more information. Accommodation is also available.

PRAXIS OUTDOOR WAREHOUSE COMPETITION - 12-14 NOV DURBAN (Cancelled)
This follow up competition has been cancelled. 
PRAXIS OUTDOOR WAREHOUSE COMPETITION - 24-26 SEP   Posted 29/09/1999
This competition was held by Praxis with GYSCA at the MTN Sundome in Randburg. Over 100 competitors entered from around the country. Results to follow.

GYSCA DIFFICULTY COMP - 21 AUGUSTPosted 23/08/1999
There was a Difficulty competition held at Spiders in Pretoria on 21 August. All the results are up.

ROCK RALLY - 31 July 1999Posted 02/08/1999
The Rock Rally which was hosted by the MCSA Magaliesberg section ran extremely well. It proved to be rather difficult though with only 4 teams managing to complete the minimum requirement. Each team had to climb at all 7 of the specified crag areas (East Sport Valley, West Sport Valley, Island, Gaper Area, Triple Tier Area, Superbowl and Hallucinogenic Area). Points were awarded according to the flash grades of the competitors with bonus points for long routes or abseil routes. The Results Follow :
1. Joffrey Hyman & James Chapman
2. Sean Ferguson & Robert Streicher
3. Steven Mallory & Partner
4. Jan-Douglas van Rensburg & David Vosloo

SPEED & BOULDERING COMP - 24 JULY Posted 24/07/1999

There was a Speed & Bouldering competition held at Spiders in Pretoria on 24 July. All the results are up. Well done to James Chapman for some really fast times in Speed.

UIAA News Page
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XGames 99 USA

Aaron Shamy won the Speed, followed by Chris Bloch and Vladimir Netsvetasv. Chris Sharma won the Men's bouldering, followed by Petit, Stephane Julien, Yuji Hirayama in fourth, Ben Moon in fifth. Stephanie Bodet took the Womens bouldering event with Liv Sansoz in second, Elena Choumilova in third, Jylia Inozemtseva in fourth & Katie Brown in fifth.

GYSCA Difficulty Competition - 15 MAY
The competition was held at Spiders in Pretoria with a really good turnout in the younger agegroups. See the results . There were some great prizes thanks to the sponsors & all those that put tireless effort into the competition.

HEX VALLEY PRESTIGE COMP - 8 MAY
The competition was a great success with 10 top climbers being invited and results being drawn from difficulty, speed and bouldering. Well done to Ben Harpur for winning the event. The results follow :
Mens & Womens Event
Pos Competitor's Name Pos Competitor's Name
1 Ben Harpur 1 Mary Jenner
2 Craig Reed 2 Vanessa Louw
3 Paul Brouard, Justin Hawkins & David Olds (Tie) 3 Judy Moor
4 John-Paul Harpur 4 Kirsty Meyer
5 Andy Davies

6 Sean Ferguson

7 Steven Bradshaw

8 Mark Seuring

For results in the other categories see here .
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