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Kamasutra Flash

Drytooling Kamasutra Flash sounds like a ‘different’ thing. But no, it’s just ‘iceclimbing’. Really. How to kill a Nomic iceaxe/aka Kamasutra D13+ flash! Iseo, Italy just days after the Worldcup in Saas Fee. Before the last stage at Rabenstein we wanted to relax, climb and enjoy the Italian sun. We need to. I picked up the cold…

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Korea

  This week we flew all the way to South Korea for the second stage of the Iceclimbing Worldcup. We missed the first one (money/forced double events) in Bozeman, USA. So, this was our chance to do our ‘thing’. Dennis looking forward to the winter season at Schiphol airport. Beforehand we had quite some unfortunate…

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Russia

Kirov, the place to be (or not).The last worldcup of this season was in the Russian city Kirov.14 hours by train (Siberian Express) from Moscow.Great experience, but the worldcup itself wasn’t something to be proud of.Over 50% of the competitors was Russian. > I think something should change…Video impression here:↵ Use original playerMoscow – Kirov…

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Korea IWC

Last week Dennis got a call.Pretty weird. In English.But the most polite one you can imagine.The organisation of the Iceclimbing Worldcup in Korea called Dennis to arrange his stay in Korea.Yes, they called him. From Korea. In English.Thats what I call being ‘over organised’. But my compliments to the organisation for that phonecall!A good friend…

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Getting ready for 2013 ICE

We’re training.Almost every day.Two times a day.Spending all we have: time, money, goods and social life to our passion.Iceclimbing.In January 2013 we’ll be part of the biggest ‘ice circus’ in the World again. The UIAA Worldcup Iceclimbing.I wouldn’t be myself if I wasn’t super nervous already :)Here the UIAA promo video.Oh, yes, and we’re always…

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Worldcup 2013 and 2014 Olympics

…and there it is. The 2013 Worldcup schedule.The UIAA announced the schedule for 2013 with some new things and some old things.Old: Worldcup in Busteni (why?) I’m surprised. If you read my post about the last Worldcup there, you can understand why I’m ‘slightly’ surprised. (See here, here and here)New: Worldcup in Rabenstein (Italy). The enthusiasts of…

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Busteni 2012

I just woke up with a nice movie: STS on the Ben. With loads of real climbing, snow and horrible Winter conditions: lovely. Watching the climbers I wished it was me being filled with spindrift snow and getting soaked with water and sweat that after a while would freeze again…In stead I’m in Busteni, Romania…

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