On 2nd and 3rd of September first World Cup in lead climbing will be held in Koper, Slovenia, Istria. On a brand new wall in Koper lead competitors from all over the world will compete in Friday’s qualifications at 9AM and semifinals at 8PM in the evening and Saturday’s final’s at 8PM in the evening. After the finals there will be a party and a concert of Queen tribute band.
The chief routesetter is Adam Pustelnik from Poland with the help from Brad Weaver from USA and Spaniard Sergio Verdasco.
There are 60 women and 63 men competing from 25 different countries. Link to the official site. The competition in Koper is the fifth of the season in World Cup lead climbing and there are still three ahead.
The official opening ceremony of the brand new wall in Koper will be held on 26th of August at 8PM. There will be a demonstration of lead and speed climbing, dancing performances and a concert of Slovenian famous group Šank Rock.
The biggest congrats for the brand new lead and speed wall in Koper goes to Plus climbing and Luka Fonda.
See you there!