Thanks to everyone who came out to participate in, volunteer for, and make Defying Gravity one of the most unique and fun events that Climb Base5 has hosted. A really big shout out to the 30 teams of 3 (and the T-Rex) who came inside to climb despite the glowing sunshine outside. The vibe and energy was just as intense as the sun this past weekend!
We had 15 teams make the finals, with five from each category; they were treated to an incredibly fun, creative and challenging finale! To top it of almost everyone went home with a prize or gift because our supporters were – what’s the word? – Awesome.
Proud supporters of the Defying Gravity team bouldering and social event: Boulder Denim, Black Diamond, Central City Brewers and Distillers, Edelrid, High Performance Climbing Walls, JJ Bean, Mad Rock Canada, Sattva Climbing, and The Parkside Brewery
It was the first time CB5 put together this unique event with the goal of making it “not-your-average climbing-comp”. Our competitors, staff and volunteers made it a huge success, and we’re already brainstorming for the next one! In the meantime, enjoy the photos below – and a great big thank-you to the participants, volunteers, spectators and everyone who made Defying Gravity amazing!
When team work ACTUALLY makes a dream work! #tbt to THE BEST competition I have ever taken part in – #DefyingGravity ” its unique and innovative idea for bouldering competition for teams absolutely blew me off and the atmosphere of the event itself was one of a kind!” – Kyle Rurak #CanadaDoesItBetter #climbing_pictures_of_instagram
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Team “We thought this was speed dating” really had each others backs. And no concept of personal space… One of the coolest comps I’ve ever been in! Thanks so much to @climbbase5gym for the awesome setting and great atmosphere that made yesterday superb. ?@bemnoble #teamclimbing #friendswhobouldertogether #werebetteratjenga #bouldering#competition #progressnotperfection #gymrats
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