On May 19,2019
A lot of the technology that goes into bouldering is the shoes and the holds. From angles to rubber composition, the climbers need all the technology to get through the technical and body twisting puzzles on the wall.
Triangular slopes and under holds
Balancing slab with slope in your face
Uperstrenght burner, tricky Zone
Jakob Schubert, 20 time World Cup Winner takes over as leader. With a tough start, reaching the zone, but not the top of the first boulder, Jakob completed the next three, hitting the zone and top.
Adam Ondra finishing 2nd after an amazing 3 top start, flashing all of them,but slowed down on the fourth. He almost seemed to lose all his strength, as he was not able to hit the zone and failing on the final challenge.
Slab climb, Tiny crimps, traverse
Round travers slab
Technical Cheese block overhang
First boulder took 1 attempt, 2nd took two, and 3rd took three and the fourth took 1. Janja Garbret wins with 2 flashes on four tops.
Kept constant Pressure with 4 tops, 2 flashes. Keeping Janja Garnbret honest, but in the end, Janja completed with fewer attempts.
She came in with injured left knee. The announcers and spectators alike thought she should give up and put some time into the knee, but Mia had other ideas. After missing the zone on the first boulder, she showed everyone what kind of grit and determination she had, finishing the last 3 boulders through gritted teeth and some amazing moves. 3 tops and a position on the podium. With an amazing technical climb on the 4th boulder including a figure 4 move to finish the climb.
A tough competitor, but missed the podium due to a slow start. She capped off her day on a high note. On the last boulder for almost 3 minutes, took her time, but flashed it.