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Tokyo Echoes

August 6, 2021

The Math

Hi all. The first ever sport climbing competition at the Olympics is over. And it might not be that much of the mark to say that thanks to the new format it was probably the most nerv challenging competition to watch. We were all glued to the screen constantly checking the math trying to…

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August 4, 2021

First-ever qualifight in Sport Climbing at Olympic Games

For the first time in history, the Olympic Games became the venue of a sport climbing competition. 20 climbers from all over the world tried to qualify for the 8-person finals in Tokyo. In 3 different categories at the same time. Speed climbing, bouldering and lead climbing. Try to imagine…

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August 2, 2021

Rage mode

Sunday was the last day reserved for training before the qualifications on Tuesday. And according to Adam, he almost finally feels like it's during a regular competition. It certainly took a while to get used to the time zone, daily Covid testing, specifics of something so simple like…

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August 1, 2021

First training sessions, performance progress, improving limits

Finally some climbing! After a long transfer from the Czech Republic to Tokyo and a few days of acclimatisation Adam had a first chance to get back to the training mode on Thursday last week. He started with a bit of stretching at his hotel room and then together with his trainer Petr and…

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July 28, 2021

Exploring the village and recharging the batteries

Adam has successfully arrived in Tokyo and he is already acclimatising with the other athletes in the Olympic village. Probably thanks to Pavel's (Adam's physiotherapist) recovery techniques, Adam says he feels "suspiciously good" and it seems like he left the jet leg on the plane this…

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July 26, 2021

Heading to Tokyo with a special lucky charm

So I'm on my way to Tokyo, where I'll soon be measuring my skills with other great climbers from all over the world in bouldering, lead and speed climbing at the same time. I feel absolutely ready and looking forward to getting to the village. I and my team, Petr Klofáč - the head…

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Road To Tokyo Episodes

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Frankenjura / Becoming 9a+

Apr 6, 2020 / Read more

The new-school bouldering!

Apr 29, 2019 / Read more

First Gold On The Road / Bouldering World Cup Meiringen 5-6 April 2019

Apr 15, 2019 / Read more

Rock Master Duel

Sep 9, 2019 / Read more

Promised Land

Sep 16, 2019 / Read more