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
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.
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.
2009 European Tree Climbing ChampionshipsThu, 06/08/2009 - 00:27 — Petzl Pro
The 2009 European Tree Climbing Championships in took place on June 13 and 14 in Malmo, Sweden. This competitiion gathered 55 tree professionals from across Europe to compete in several different cateogies: foot lock rope climbing, limb walking, precision limb tossing and aerial rescue, etc.