Boulder World Cup 2011 Report: Canmore


The Japanese Tsukuru Hori and Akiyo Noguchi conquered the gold medals in the male and female categories, respectively with 2 and 4 problems completed in the finals.In the men's category, the Slovenian Klemen Becan continued his lucky series with the second place, while one boulder topped meant the third place for the home athlete Sean McColl.The Austrian Anna Stöhr ranked second behind Noguchi, both topped all 4 boulders but Anna took 1 more attempt. Jain Kim of Korea took bronze, with 3 tops.Canmore was a unique event: 2.5 feet of snow fell the night before the qualification and the athletes certainly relished the experience.