Jon Cardwell Snags Second Ascent of Shadowboxing (5.14d), Rifle
Jon Cardwell snags the second ascent of Shadowboxing (9a/5.14d)—the hardest route in Rifle, Colorado—on Friday, July 31. On top of that, he also onsights Roadside Prophet (5.14a) and “onsights/flashes” (he says he watched Steve Hong climb the route a few years back) Uncertainty Principle (5.13d) over the week.
Mina Markovič, Romain Desgranges Win Lead World Cup, Imst, Austria
With her ankle wrapped in green tape, Mina Markovič stood on the podium in Imst, Austria, taking home her second gold medal of the lead IFSC World Cup season—after spraining her ankle at the last World Cup in Briançon, France.
Robert Pizem – Father First, Climber Second
Robert “Piz” Pizem parked at the north end of Rifle Canyon a little before 10 a.m. Sunday. Two blond boys, ages 2 and nearly 4, spilled out of the car and began whizzing around the parking lot, one holding a red toy airplane. Pizem, a tall, thin man of 40 with curly red hair, remained unfazed and organized the family’s gear.

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Weekend Whipper: No Hands Belay and a Near Grounder
Weekend Whipper: No Hands Belay and a Near Grounder

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