|Born||August 24, 1982|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|Type of climber||Sport climbing|
|Updated on 13 May 2013.|
Tomáš Mrázek (born August 24, 1982, in Brno) is a professional Czech rock climber specializing in lead climbing competitions. He won two World Championships, in 2003and 2005, and one Lead World Cup, in 2004.
Tomáš started climbing on the rocks of Stránská skála near Brno in 1997. Only two years later, he could climb his first 8a and in the subsequent year managed to win the Czech Championship in lead climbing.
Tomáš has been keeping to win the Czech Championships annually.
Yuji Hirayama is a Japanese rock climber, specializing in lead climbing competitions. He won two Lead World Cup, in 1998, and 2000. He is also famous for being the first climber in history to onsight an 8c (5.14b) route, and for various speed records on El Capitan.
Ramón Julián Puigblanque is a professional Spanish rock climber specializing in lead climbing competitions. He won two World Championships, in 2007 and 2011, three European Championships, in 2004 2010 and 2015, and one Lead Climbing World Cup in 2010. From 2001 to 2016, he participated in 16 seasons of the World Cup, winning 21 World Cup stages. He has also climbed many routes of 9a (5.14d) and harder.
Adam Ondra is a Czech professional rock climber, specializing in lead climbing and bouldering. Rock & Ice magazine described Ondra in 2013 as a prodigy and the leading climber of his generation. Ondra is the only male athlete to have won World Championship titles in both disciplines in the same year (2014), and he is also the only male athlete to have won the World Cup series in both disciplines.
Anna Stöhr is a professional climber. She is a champion in bouldering climbing competitions. She won four Bouldering World Cups, in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and two World Championships, in 2007 and 2011. Notably, she dominated the 2013 Bouldering World Cup series, by winning seven events out of eight, losing one just by one attempt to Juliane Wurm.
Ashima Shiraishi is an American rock climber. Shiraishi started climbing at the age of six at Rat Rock in Central Park, joining her father. Only a few years later, she quickly established herself as one of the top boulderers and sport climbers in the world, and is widely considered to be the best teenage climber regardless of gender. Her numerous accolades include first-place finishes in international competitions, and multiple first female and youngest ascents. Shiraishi is featured in several short documentary-style films, and is the subject of the documentary short "Return to the Red" (2012).
Magnus Rognan Midtbø is a Norwegian rock climber and YouTube video blogger. He was born in Bergen. He retired from competitive climbing in 2017.
Dmitri Sarafutdinov, also known as Dmitrii Sharafutdinov, is a professional Russian rock climber specializing in bouldering climbing competitions. He has won three World Championships, in 2007, 2011 and 2012 and one Bouldering World Cup in 2013.
Angela Eiter is an Austrian professional climber. She is a champion in lead climbing competitions: she won three Lead Climbing World Cups in a row, from 2004 to 2006 and four World Championships. In 2011, she achieved her 25th win in World Cup and her 42nd podium.
The IFSC Climbing European Championships are the biennial European championship for competition climbing organized by the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC). The first competition was held in Frankfurt in 1992.
Janja Garnbret is a Slovenian rock climber and sport climber who has won multiple lead climbing and bouldering events.
Anak Verhoeven is a Belgian sport climber. Since 2013, she has repeatedly won the Belgian National Championship in lead climbing. In 2016, she ranked first on the IFSC World Ranking List. In 2017, she won both the World Games and IFSC Climbing European Championships.
Jakob Schubert is an Austrian professional rock climber, sport climber and boulderer. He is a World Champion and World Cup winner in Lead climbing, and his highest redpointed grade on rock is 9b+.
Stefano Ghisolfi is an Italian professional rock climber and sport climber. He participates in international competitions in three disciplines: Lead, Bouldering and Speed, obtaining his best results in Lead climbing. On rock, he redpointed 9b+ (5.15c), onsighted 8c (5.14b) and solved a 8B+ (V14) boulder problem.
Kilian Fischhuber is a professional Austrian sport climber and rock climber. He participated in bouldering and lead climbing competitions. From 2005 to 2011, he won five Bouldering World Cups. No other male climber was ever able to win it more than three times, or win it three times in a row. Due to his outstanding career, he was awarded the La Sportiva Competition Award in 2009, together with Chris Sharma.
Patxi Usobiaga Lakunza, best known as Patxi Usobiaga, is a Spanish professional rock climber, sports climber and boulderer. He is known for winning two Lead Climbing World Cups in a row, and for being the first climber who onsighted an 8c+ (5.14c) route.
Muriel Sarkany is a Belgian professional rock climber. She is known for winning five Climbing World Cups. She also climbs outdoors, and was the fourth female climber in history to climb a 9a (5.14d) route.
Johanna Ernst is an Austrian professional Sport climber. She competes both in Lead climbing and bouldering, and she also climbs outdoor.
Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou is an American rockclimber and coach. She is a 4 time World Cup champion, the 3rd woman to climb 5.14a and has coached young competition climbers, like Megan Mascarenas, Margo Hayes and her daughter, Brooke Raboutou.
Maja Vidmar is a Slovenian rock climber and sport climber, known for winning the 2007 Lead Climbing World Championship. She started competing in 2000, at the age of 15, and retired from international competitions at the age of 29, after participating in the 2014 Lead Climbing World Championship and 2014 Lead Climbing World Cup.