Youth Climbing World Championships Innsbruck, Austria

The South African National Youth Climbing Team is competing at the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships from 30th August until 10th September.  The team took part in all three current climbing disciplines, i.e. Lead, Bouldering and Speed.  Watch this space to see how our gals performed!

South African National Youth Climbing Team – Protea Colours Awards Ceremony 2017


The 2017 South African National Youth Team competing in the IFSC Youth World Championship this year in Austria were awarded their South African Protea Colours on Saturday 26th August 2017.  Out of the 19 athletes selected to represent their country, 12 of them are from Western Cape Climbing.  Both our Team Manager and our Team Coach are from Western Cape Climbing.  A special mention to Rock Chicklets Shanay Meintjes, Alyssa Meyer, Georgiana Dorward, Finchie Lapin and Monique Smit for making the team and being awarded their South African Colours.  And a huge shout out to Colette Rodrigues for making Team Manager!

National Womens Day Ladies Only Fun Comp!


Bloc 11 Climbing Gym ran a fun climbing competition for Women only in celebration of Women’s Day on the 9th August 2017.

IFSC Climbing World Cup, Munich, Germany 2017


Our Top Open Athletes from around the Nation competed at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Munich, Germany this year from 18 until 19 August.  Of the four South African Athletes who competed, three of them are Western Cape Climbing members.  Well done to Rowan Toselli, David Naudé and Saskia Thomas with a special mention to our own lady in the group, Saskia!

SA Youth World Championships Training Camp 2017


Our Rock Chicklets on their way to the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships later this month attended the Training Camp held on 29th and 30th July 2017 at Bloc 11.


We’re super proud of our girls for making the team:

  • Georgi Forward
  • Alyssa Meyer
  • Finchie Lapin
  • Monique Smit
  • Shanay Meintjes



And to our very own Colette Rodrigues for taking them to the event as Team  Manager.