Photos Vail IFSC Bouldering World Cup – 2017 Highlights from the 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado—the one-and-only word cup bouldering competition held on U.S. soil. June 23, 2017 Tim Foote Share this Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Join Rock and Ice Magazine Create a personalized feed and bookmark your favorites. Join for free Already have an account? Sign In Join Rock and Ice Magazine Create a personalized feed and bookmark your favorites. Join for free Already have an account? Sign In Become a member to unlock this story and receive other great perks. Already have an Outside Account? Sign in All-Access Intro Offer $3.99 / month* A $500 value with 25+ benefits including: Access to all member-only content on all 17 publications in the Outside network like Rock and Ice, Climbing, Outside, Backpacker, Trail Runner and more Annual subscription to Climbing magazine. Annual gear guides for climbing, camping, skiing, cycling, and more Gaia GPS Premium with hundreds of maps and global trail recommendations, a $39.99 value Outside Learn, our new online education hub loaded with more than 2,000 videos across 450 lessons including 6 Weeks to Stronger Fingers and Strength Training for Injury Prevention Premium access to Outside TV and 1,000+ hours of exclusive shows Annual subscription to Outside magazine Join Outside+ *Outside memberships are billed annually. Print subscriptions available to U.S. residents only. You may cancel your membership at anytime, but no refunds will be issued for payments already made. Upon cancellation, you will have access to your membership through the end of your paid year. More Details Petra Klingler of Switzerland (left) and Shauna Coxsey of Great Britain battle it out in qualifiers. Coxsey went on to win the competition and Klingler placed sixth. Sean Bailey (U.S.) goes no-hands on the balancey blobs of semifinals on his way to an 11th place finish. Meagan Martin (U.S.) fights through the roof of WB3 in qualifiers. She made it into semifinals and finished in a three-way tie for 18th with fellow team member Lily Canavan and Leah Crane of Great Britain. Jongwon Chon of South Korea bicycles a blob in semifinals on his way to overall victory. In finals, he dominated the field by topping all four problems—the only competitor to do so—in nine attempts. Miho Nonake of Japan makes a top in semifinals. She took third place overall, behind Shauna Coxsey and Akiyo Noguchi, with a score of 3t7 4b7 in finals. German strongman Jan Hojer sets a heel hook in semifinals. He placed 16th overall. Petra Klingler makes her first of four tops in semifinals. Shauna Coxsey eyes a finish hold in finals. Alex Puccio crimps her way out of qualifiers and on to a fourth place finish. Jongwon Chon rallies the crowd after a top in finals. Team Japan dominated the men’s field, taking seven of the top 10 places. Women’s podium, from left: Akiyo Noguchi (second place), Shauna Coxsey (first place), Miho Nonaka (third place). Men’s podium, from left: Meichi Narasaki (second place), Jongwon Chon (first place), Yoshiyuki Ogata (third place).