The best climbing athletes in the region gathered for the biggest sport bouldering competition of the year
Petaling Jaya, Selangor : Climbing enthusiast witnessed the highest calibre climbing athletes from this region compete against each other in a vibrant atmosphere. The Competition, was held on the 18th and 19th of March 2017 at Paradigm Mall, Kelana Jaya, Selangor.
Climbers both Novices and Professionals from Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Great Britain and Germany scaled routes on a 5 metre boulder to see who will emerge the champion of the competition.
According to CEO of Yi-Pin Studio, the organiser of the event, Mr. Nigel Choy, “It was a great showcase of strength, agility, dynamic power and sporting showmanship. We are happy that we got everyone around the region for not only a competition but a gathering of friendly faces in the sport. I am happy that people are having fun at the event”
In addition to the displays of athleticism, the climbing wall was illuminated with Lighting effects and the DJ was belting out energetic tunes after to enhance the excitement of the competition. Spectators commented that it was like watching a sporting competition in a club.
The appearance of Korean climbing sensation, Jain Kim added a celebrity touch to the event. Jain Kim, the women’s multiple World Cup Champion in Climbing and former World number 1 ranked women’s climber, greeted the excited crowd to loud cheers. Miss Jain Kim conducted an interview with the emcees of the event and proceeded to a meet and greet session with fans.
The competition was won by, Yosita Yimlamai of Thailand in the Women’s Novice category. Dzukram Alzam Bin Mohd Zamri of Malaysia in the Men’s Novice category. Fitria Hartani of Indonesia in the Women’s Open category. Thatthana Raksachat of Thailand in the Men’s Open category.
Prizes were presented by the CEO of Yi-Pin Studio Mr. Nigel Choy, Founder of Crossmove Adventure Mr. Tarmizi Jaafar, CEO of Climbing Factory Bangkok and sponsor of the event Mr. Chatichai Ohn Kasemsuk and Miss Jain Kim.