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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Inson Dubois Wood 5.14 World-class Rock Climbers in House

Sasha Diguilian clipping bolts in arguably the world's best sport climbing destination at the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, USA.

Inson Dubois Wood LLC ( Design Firm ) promotes health and athletics - and is sponsoring employee Brian Kim - 2020 Olympic hopeful. ( shown above in a Bouldering competition.) Brian also instructs and trains at Chelsea Piers.  Professional level climbing in the United States is becoming a popular extreme action sport. Competitive climbing has been slated be in the Olympics in the 2020 games. Here Brian Kim competes in the Gravity Brawl, New Jersey.

Mickey's Beach in Southern California.

The Verdon Gorge in South France offers some of the worlds most demanding sport climbing routes.

Dani Andrada creating the new standard in difficult multi-pitch sport climbing with the new route put up during the 2011 Petzl Roctrip in the Getu Valley, China.  This is a 5.14 rated climb - the hardest in the world.  All routes on this specifically designed route are 5.14 so their is no break. 

Getu Valley, China

Getu Valley, China

Psicobloc is one of the purest forms of rock climbing. Climbers challenge themselves upon rockfaces up to 50 or 60 feet, with only deep water below them to safeguard life. Matt Segal focuses in at the best Psicobloc paradise in the world; Mallorca, Spain.

Dean Potter is touted as the extremist in the climbing and always pushed the boundaries with his daring endeavors. Here he slack-high-lines without a tether 3000 feet above earth in Yosemite Valley, California. Yosemite contains some of the worlds biggest and cleanest walls that offer great challenges for even the most seasoned professional in the sport.

Daila Ojeda from Spain crushes some of the best limestone in Oliana, Spain.

The legend - Chris Sharma currently rated the top climber in the world - doing his thing in Spain; continuing to forge new standards for the world's hardest rock climbs.

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Aid climbers scale up the beautiful desert sandstone walls in Zion National Park, Utah.