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John Burgman
I report on competition climbing, usually for Climbing magazine and Climbing Business Journal.
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John Burgman Jun 9
Attention American climbing gyms:
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Team USA Jun 7
Trust us, you'll want to remember these athletes on their road to . ☑️ Back on home soil ☑️ Primed & ready for the World Cup Vail |
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John Burgman May 30
Matchbox 2020. Big comeback year ahead, I can feel it.
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John Burgman May 29
VIDEO: Does the IFSC have a scoring problem? And...is there a better way to score climbing competitions? Check out the full discussion in the most recent episode of the Debrief:
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John Burgman May 29
Here's an interesting read for any sportswriter...and really for any sports fan.
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John Burgman May 23
Replying to @rockandice
I would add every climber should try competition at least once, even if it's a local at a gym. Having to compartmentalize the nerves, the time, the frustration, and the crowd creates a unique patina to the climbing experience. Not everyone's cup of tea, but worth everyone trying.
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John Burgman May 21
VIDEO: Janja Garnbret has won the 2019 Bouldering World Cup season! That's worthy of discussion in and of itself, but there were a lot of other storylines coming out of the comp in Munich last weekend. Click here to watch the full breakdown:
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John Burgman May 20
This past weekend's World Cup event in Munich had a bit of everything: The thrill of Janja Garnbret's victory, the agony of Adam Ondra's defeat, and Mia Krampl reminding all of us that human spirit and tenacity transcends sports. Recap link is below.
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IFSC May 19
A flash on W4 earns GARNBRET her 5th 2019 Bouldering World Cup!!
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John Burgman May 19
Replying to @IFSClimbing
Incredible grit and perseverance from her, as she's obviously in a lot of pain with her knee.
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John Burgman May 19
Replying to @plasticweekly
This crowd is incredible! The reception for Aleksey coming out first was amazing...rightly treating him like a superstar.
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Climbing Mag May 19
Bouldering finals start now. Watch them live from the Munich event of the 2019 World Cup season.
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John Burgman May 12
Replying to @Keepers_Union
I would love to have another day from back then--the usual, just filled with writing and reading and the city backdrop, concluding with all of us toasting at the bar until the early hours of the morning. A magical social time.
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John Burgman May 12
Replying to @Keepers_Union
Lovely shot. Was this circa the NYU years?
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Climbing Mag May 10
Photographer Jim Thornburg shares 19 photos, including some of the biggest names in our sport on iconic ascents, shot over the last 30 years.
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John Burgman May 8
VIDEO: With two competitions remaining on the World Cup schedule, can Slovenia's Janja Garnbret go undefeated...or will Japan's Miho Nonaka dethrone her? And which of those situations would be more impressive? link below!
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Entre Prises May 7
EP Taijitu Volumes helped create this challenging problem for the finals of last weekend's Bouldering World Cup in Wujiang, China. 📷 @thecircuitclimbing
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John Burgman May 6
READ: One of the best comp climbers, Miho Nonaka, is officially back on the World Cup circuit, and Janja Garnbret is quickly approaching unprecedented levels of greatness. Link below.
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Plastic Weekly Apr 29
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John Burgman Apr 30
VIDEO: Should the standard and speed wall be changed or updated? Check out the full video on the YouTube page.
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