The IFSC is pleased to welcome Erica Ricci, who joins the Administration department as Administration Assistant. She will report to Administration Director Francesca Jengo of the IFSC.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) issued an RFP regarding its media and sponsorship rights in Japan. The IFSC's current, 3-year media rights deal with Tokyo-based Synca Creations is due for renewal at the end of this year. From 2019, the IFSC intends to package media and sponsorship together to increase total value and synergy in the Japanese market.
On May 12th, IFSC Marketing & Communications Director Anne Fuynel and IFSC Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer attended the IOC Strategic Communication Workshop in Lausanne along with representatives of different International Federations.
On May 24th, IFSC Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer, attended the first “ANOC World Beach Games” meeting of Technical Delegates, in San Diego (USA).
For the first time, American viewers can tune-in on the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA’s premiere telecast of IFSC World Cup Vail on Sunday, June 10th at 9pm ET, and first linear replay on Tuesday June 12th at 10am ET.
From May 22nd to 24th, both IFSC President Marco Scolaris and Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer attended their fourth meeting in Tokyo with the Tokyo Organising Committee of Olympic and Paralympic Games’ (TOCOG) delegation.
The IFSC and the JMSCA (Japanese Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Association), next year's local organiser, have finally set the date for the 2019 IFSC Plenary Assembly.
Puccio won gold in the last moments and the United States claimed two medals at IFSC World Cup Vail today. Japan continued to excel in the 2018 Bouldering season, placing four athletes on the podium.
Following the live coverage of IFSC World Cup in Hachioji, Japan last weekend, the Olympic Channel will live stream the finals of the 6th IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the 2018 season taking place on June 8th and 9th in Vail, Colo. (USA) on its global digital platform.
Akiyo Noguchi won her third consecutive IFSC Bouldering World Cup and Japan claimed four medals in total this weekend in Hachioji, Japan, the fifth Bouldering event of 2018. Gabriele Moroni won his first IFSC World Cup in the last moments, and Ekaterina Kipriianova stood on her first IFSC World Cup podium.
The 2018 IFSC Bouldering World Cup season continues in June with the 5th event in Hachioji, Japan, and penultimate event in Vail, USA. Season podiums could already be decided when the best Bouldering athletes in the world cross continents to compete for more gold medals and climb the rankings.
Perfect Descent is the world leader in Speed climbing auto-belays. Distributed by Aerial Adventure Technologies, Perfect Descent auto-belays were selected by the IFSC in 2016 to provide a more secure and fair competition environment, as well as a cleaner field of play than the human belay previously in use. The Model 220 (now called Speed Drive™) used at IFSC World Cup and IFSC World Championship events also boasts the fastest industry retraction rate available on the auto-belay market at 15 feet per second (4.6m/s). As the IFSC Exclusive Auto-Belay Partner, Perfect Descent will be present throughout the 2018 season at IFSC events and on IFSC social media platforms.