The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Climbing World Cup for Lead and Speed Climbing was celebrated in front of 10,000 spectators in Chamonix, France on July, 11-13, 2009. The Spaniard Patxi Usobiaga won the mens competition and Austrian Johanna Ernst took the gold for the women. The speed gold medals went to Edyta Ropek from Poland and Evgeny Vaytsekhovsky of Russia.
Featured in this video clip are women: Maja Vidmar, Yuka Kobayashi, Angela Eiter, Caroline Ciavaldini, Yana Chereshneva, Natalija Gros and Johanna Ernst. And men: Jorg Verhoven Ramon Julian, Adam Ondra, Romain Desgranges, David Lama, Sachi Amma and Patxi Usobiaga.
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