As the 2018 world chamionship circuit is in full swing we thought we’d take a look at how some of the greatest champions seperate themselves from the crowd.

Here is a video from Akiyo Noguchi showing why she is 4 time bouldering world champion.

Check her out here…

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Factors Deciding Boulder Comps – the Art of Akiyo Noguchi

 

Biography

Noguchi started climbing when she was 12 years old.

In 2007 she started competing in the Bouldering World Cup, getting on podium three times.

In 2009 she won the World Cup in bouldering, over Anna Stöhr.[1] In 2010, 2014 and 2015 she obtained it again.[2] In 2011, 2012 and 2013 she ranked second in the Bouldering World Cup.[2] She also obtained the combined title in the World Cup three times.[2]

Noguchi was also awarded the La Sportiva Competition Award in 2010, “for her victories and the positive spirit she shows during competitions”.[3]

*Biography taken from Wikipedia Akiyo_Noguchi