Philippe Ribiere rewarded with bronze at the first IFSC PARACLIMBING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Arco (IT)Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:15 — Petzl News
July 2011, the first Paraclimbing World Championship is included in the program of the Climbing World Championship actually in progress at Arco (It). This new event gathers for the first time ever disabled climbers form 15 countries for the world champion title. The climbers are split up in different categories depending on their level of disability.
- blind and reduced vision (three categories depending on level of vision)
- amputee – leg
- amputee – arm
Sasha DiGiulian joins the Petzl Athlete Team, pushes standardsThu, 21/04/2011 - 18:14 — Petzl America -...
A welcome addition to the Petzl Athlete Team, 18-year-old Sasha DiGiulian has spent the first months of 2011 re-adjusting difficulty standards for women’s sport climbing. Hailing from Alexandria, VA, Sasha picked up climbing 11 years ago, after her brother’s birthday party, when she was just 7 years old.
Girivihar International Bouldering CompetitionFri, 04/02/2011 - 15:39 — Petzl News
From January 23 to 25 the city of Mumbay hosted the 8th edition of Girivihar International Bouldering Competition. Gathering over a hundred competitors the unique bouldering competition of India moved a step higher. Petzl and our Indian distributor (Allied Safety) support this event, and regularily sends team members to participate : this year Philipe Ribiére represented the team. Report from Vaibhav Mehta chief route setter on the event.
European arborist championship 2010Mon, 05/07/2010 - 09:06 — Petzl News
This year the arborist championship took place on June 12 and 13 in Prague, Czech Republic. The event was organized by the European Arborist Committee, in collaboration with the Czech subsidiary of ISA (International Society of Arboriculture).
GRIMPday 2009 VideoTue, 27/10/2009 - 13:57 — Petzl Pro
GRIMPday 2009: Rescue professionals with no fear
GRIMPday is an international, multidisciplinary technical rope rescue competition which takes place every October in Namur. The fourth edition was a face-off between 23 teams, from Belgium, France, Great Britain, Switzerland and Germany. The participants were firefighters, soldiers, police officers, rescuers, etc.