Libor Hroza, a Czech climber, finished 9th at the World Cup competition of speed climbing in Chamonix (FRA). The other Czech competitor, Jiří Švácha, was 20th. Women: Eliška Karešová 14., Martina Glaserová 18.
There also took place the World Cup competition in lead climbing in Chamonix too, where the only Czechs were girls, Soňa Hnízdilová, who finished 29th place, Kateřina Chudobová, she was 46th and a man Vaclav Malina, who was 68th.
The list of the best in speed:
1 CHAOULSKY Alexand ... full story
Body of the Czech lost in winter found under Triglav
The body of a young Czech mountaineer was found today under Triglav. The man was lost with his friend last winter. The body was found on the North West side of Triglav (Primorska Zadnjica) under snow avalanche. The Slovenian rescue service has not found the second one yet. ... full story
World Cup in lead climbing in Zurich (SUI) this weekend (24/25 June 2005) was without participation of the best Czech climber, Tomas Mrazek, but there was another Czech, Vaclav Malina, who ended 37th, and three Czech women. ... full story
Tomas Mrazek, the World Champion, the winner of the World Cup 2004, and the climber of the year according to the international climbing site 8a.nu has just launched an English version of his new site ... full story
The Czech climber Jiri Přibil was 14th among males in the World Cup competition in bouldering in Fiera di Primiero (ITA - 17.-18.6.2005), Czech woman Helena Lipenská was 23rd, the another one Zuzana Ulrychová was 31st. ... full story
Various Czech mainstream media reported that the Czech adventurer and traveller Pavel Trcala, who claims not to be a mountaineer, climbed Mount Everest without the permit from China two weeks ago. ... full story