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Kiental

We were on a mission. We are on a mission this season. Broaden the sports, not just on the broader level, but grow the highest level in the Netherlands. And thus we train the new. Here, their first day with us. And it was cold, really cold, brrrrrrr :)

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Here we go!

Finally, after everything that let us down (car mechanics, finances, unexpected obligations, anything…) we’re finally ON THE ROAD! We’re feeling insecure, the freedom, the performances that are expected, the new environment. We have to get used to it all. Hopefully we adapt fast :)

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Training for the Dutch National ice climbing championships

This weekend the Dutch National ice climbing championship will take place in Utrecht. The mixed climbing wall was closed for the last 2 weeks for route setting. So we took the climbuz to Starzlachklamm in Germany for training with upcoming talents. A short docu about the long weekend: Vertical Life – mixedklim training in Starzlachklamm…

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OutDoor 2016

OutDoor is THE trade fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Here you’ll find everything from anyone and anywhere. All that’s new, improved, changed or just so good it’s still there. As Dennis is Industrial Designer and I’ve been (professionally) into all climbing aspects and we’re both sponsored by a few brands; we just had to visit the…

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Olympic!

A couple weeks ago we had a meeting with head of the Dutch Climbing/Mountaineering Federation (NKBV), Robin Baks. Robin talked about recent developments and we displayed our wishes and ideas for the future of our sports. And Robin had a HUGE news item for us. Iceclimbing is recognized by the Dutch Olympic Committee NOC*NSF. Finally!…

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Friends

This year has been a big roller-coaster for us.  No job, no house, no money, and loads of unfortunate events.  The biggest reason why we’re still here, have a website, train for climbing, get motivated, is because of our friends.  And some of these friends need an extra special thank-you.  Last weekend we organised a…

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