Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+.
IFSC’s Golden Memories series collects some of the most-exciting competition climbing moments in recent history. While the World Cup season has been on hiatus due to the pandemic and isn’t expected to resume until late August, you can get your comp fix now with these athlete highlights below.
Adam Ondra (CZE) put on an incredible show at the first IFSC World Cup of 2019. Take a look back at his mindblowing performance in Meiringen, during which he made one of the problems look trivial thanks to his crack climbing experience.
At the IFSC World Cup Munich 2019, Mia Krampl (SLO) demonstrated her incredible perseverance when she powered through a knee injury to place third in the bouldering event.
Alex Megos (GER) confirmed his strength in lead climbing at the IFSC World Cup Chamonix 2019 by breaking the beta.
Relive the history-making IFSC World Cup Vail 2019, when Janja Garnbret (SLO) became the first climber to win all IFSC Bouldering World Cups in a single season.
Colin Duffy (USA) reviews his performance at the recent men’s IFSC Pan-American Champion in Los Angeles, where he earned a slot on the Olympic roster.
Fourteen years after her first World Championships appearance, Akiyo Noguchi continues to show the crowd why she is one of the best during the IFSC World Championship Hachioji 2019.
Kai Harada (JPN) put on a spectacular performance at the IFSC World Championship Innsbruck 2018 Men’s Boulder finals, culminating in his emotional top of P4 in finals to secure the win.