Woods, Johnson Win Major Bouldering Comp

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Daniel Woods and Alex Johnson won the Mammut Bouldering Championship in Salt Lake City. Woods dominated the men’s final, flashing three of the four problems and topping out on the remaining problem on his second attempt. Only one other climber, Paul Robinson, flashed any of the final problems; Julian Bautista topped out on all four problems in a total of 10 attempts, good enough to grab second place. Johnson battled with Alex Puccio for the women’s crown, with each woman flashing the first three problems. Johnson reached two holds higher than Puccio on the final problem to snag the win. Anna Stohr, the Austrian woman who is ranked second in the world in bouldering, was third. The Mammut Bouldering Championships, held atop a hotel parking garage in downtown Salt Lake City in conjunction with the Outdoor Retailer summer trade show, drew several thousand spectators during the course of the evening final.

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See full results and photos at’s Final1. Alex Johnson 2. Alex Puccio 3. Anna Stohr 4. Sierra Blair-Coyle 5. Lisa Rands Men’s Final 1. Daniel Woods 2. Julian Bautista 3. Paul Robinson 4. Jimmy Webb 5. Zach LernerDate of Event: July 20-21, 2009

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