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Comp/artificial wall evolution.

 
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Messner's Wall in Munich, Germany.
Messner's Wall in Munich, Germany.
Basic wood wall for training.
Basic wood wall for training.
CATS GYM, Boulder CO.
CATS GYM, Boulder CO.
CATS outdoor competition wall.
CATS outdoor competition wall.
The 1st indoor climbing competition in Boulder, at CATS indoor climbing gym, circa late 1987.
The 1st indoor climbing competition in Boulder, at...
CATS climbing competitions.
CATS climbing competitions.
CATS climbing comp at night.
CATS climbing comp at night.
In store climbing walls started to appear..
In store climbing walls started to appear..
Climbing Comp at REI in Washington DC, circa 1987.
Climbing Comp at REI in Washington DC, circa 1987.
Crankin at the DC competition.
Crankin at the DC competition.
Then came Snowbird, Robyn Erbsfield many time world champ competing at Snowbird.
Then came Snowbird, Robyn Erbsfield many time worl...
Catherine Destiville, going for another championship, Snowbird.
Catherine Destiville, going for another championsh...
Many time world Champion Lynn Hill at Snowbird.
Many time world Champion Lynn Hill at Snowbird.
Many time National Champion, Jim Karn at Snowbird.
Many time National Champion, Jim Karn at Snowbird.
Ron Kauk at Snowbird.
Ron Kauk at Snowbird.
Didier sending to victory, Snowbird, circa 1988.
Didier sending to victory, Snowbird, circa 1988.
Then came the first Continental Climbing Championships in Boulder, Colorado, 1989.
Then came the first Continental Climbing Champions...
Artificial climbing walls started to appear everywhere and the Boulder Mountaineer got theirs.
Artificial climbing walls started to appear everyw...
Then Boulder, Colorado got their Rock Club.
Then Boulder, Colorado got their Rock Club.
Climbing sculptures started to appear in Aspen, Colorado.
Climbing sculptures started to appear in Aspen, Co...
Bouldering Comps in old fashion kept going, here at Sheep Nose and The Horsetooth Hang.
Bouldering Comps in old fashion kept going, here a...
One of the countries best outdoor comps was the Pheonix Bouldering Competition.
One of the countries best outdoor comps was the Ph...
The spectators and competitors loved it.
The spectators and competitors loved it.
Then Boulder, Colorado got their bouldering gym and club, with awesome bouldering sculptures.
Then Boulder, Colorado got their bouldering gym an...
Bouldering comps became popular, here Emily Harrington competing on a national level, circa 2007.
Bouldering comps became popular, here Emily Harrin...
Daniel Woods unbeatable when Sharm wasn't around.
Daniel Woods unbeatable when Sharm wasn't around.
Everyone wanted their home gym and making it out of wood is cheapest.
Everyone wanted their home gym and making it out o...
To win this medal, I lost to Hans Florine by mear inches after him and I were sent through a speed climbing eliminator of approximately 50 challengers  within a short period of time. As you kept winning and as the heat narrowed, you would  immediately be sent up the wall against a new challenger, Hans and I endured to the end and had a fun, competitive go for the gold, (see old footage from event from 1989).
To win this medal, I lost to Hans Florine by mear ...