Marvel as urban climbers venture onto crane atop 2,073-foot tall Shanghai Tower

March 22nd, 2017|

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In the realm of urban climbing (or buildering), there is no more tantalizing target than a skyscraper in the latter stages of construction. When […]

15-year-old climber Ashima Shiraishi is pushing the envelope for women and men alike

March 2nd, 2017|

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Like Sasha DiGiulian before her, 15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi is breaking new ground for female climbers. She is the first female — and youngest climber […]

Free climbing El Capitan with Lynn Hill, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson and Adam Ondra

February 3rd, 2017|

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They say, “All roads lead to Rome,” but for serious rock climbers, they lead to California’s El Capitan. Four to six hundred ascents are […]

“Little Zen Monkey” Ellie Farmer took to climbing before she could walk

January 3rd, 2017|

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There is a well-known proverb that asserts, quite reasonably, you must learn to crawl before you can walk, but Rachel and Zak Farmer’s daughter […]

World’s highest rock climbing wall floats in the air 4,000 feet above ground

September 27th, 2016|

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Ironically, to reach the world’s highest rock climbing wall one must first descend. Those lucky/foolhardy enough to give the lofty section of wall a […]

American Ninja Warrior’s Indianapolis obstacle course no match for Mighty Meagan Martin

June 14th, 2016|

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A photo posted by Wolfpack (@wolfpackninjawarrior) on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:28pm PDT The success enjoyed by the top contestants on American Ninja Warrior […]

Rock-climbing animal showdown featuring bears, goats, monkeys, turtle, and squirrel

April 29th, 2016|

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While 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi has shown how adept at rock climbing humans have become, we decided to invite the animal kingdom at large to […]

Ninja warrior chicken, cat, dog and mouse could give Isaac Caldiero a run for his money

November 4th, 2015|

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This past September, Isaac Caldiero became the first official American Ninja Warrior (and an overnight millionaire) when he completed the Vegas Finals Course just […]

21-year-old Sierra Blair-Coyle overcomes back injury to free climb towering cliffs

October 26th, 2015|

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Scottsdale, Arizona resident Sierra Blair-Coyle discovered climbing at age eight and took to the sport like a sticky-footed lizard clings to a desert boulder. […]

Squirrelly Chris Sharma free-climbs giant 252-feet-tall California Coast Redwood

June 28th, 2015|

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Famed rock climber Chris Sharma returned from Spain to his childhood stomping grounds in Santa Cruz, California, to attempt an ascent both familiar and […]

Meagan Martin is an ‘American Ninja Warrior’ rock star

June 1st, 2015|

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It’s hard to imagine a show that generates as much inspiration for females of all ages as American Ninja Warrior and its UK counterpart. […]

Sean McColl leads Europe to Ninja Warrior victory after thrilling 7-story rope climb

September 16th, 2014|

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Monday night, three five-member teams from the USA, Europe, and Japan competed on American Ninja Warrior Finals course in Las Vegas for bragging rights […]