Like many competitors, Ashima Shiraishi and Alex Puccio downclimbed from the top of the 50 foot wall before dropping into the pool.
Shiraishi and Puccio go at it in round two.
Delaney Miller and Sasha DiGiulian battle for a spot in the semis. Miller advanced.
Jacinta Hunter went up against Claire Buhrfeind in the opening round. Buhrfeind advanced to the finals, and won.
Fresh from competing in American Ninja Warrior, Meagin Martin squared off against Alex Puccio. She fell about halfway up the wall.
Chris Sharma brought Psicobloc to the United States last year and returned to compete again. He fell near the top of the wall while slightly ahead of Sean Mccoll, who advanced to win.
Sasha Digiulian hams it up with emcee Jonathan Thesenga.
Kai Lightner on the opening round of the 2014 Psicobloc Masters. Lightner completed the climb only to be beaten by time.
Michaela Kiersch, one of 16 women who competed. She was eliminated in the first round, going down to Margarita Marsanova.
With a 50-foot drop off the wall, the comp was not for sissies.
On-air color Jonathan "JT" Thesenga with Chris Sharma as he psyches for the semi-finals.
Sean McColl bested Daniel Woods to place first.
Claire Buhrfeind edged out Delaney Miller for first place.
Sean McColl and Chris Sharma go head to head. Sharma was in the lead by a fraction of a move when he fell near the top of the wall.
Jon Cardwell celebrates advancing to the quarterfinals.