British Bouldering Championships 2019

The La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships returned to the heart of Sheffield city centre at Devonshire Green, on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July.

Strength, determination, and a whole load of tenacity saw Nathan Phillips and Holly Toothill win the crown at the La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019.
Now the live stream is out so you can watch our finest home-grown athletes test their mettle against each other all over again in this senior-only, IFSC Boulder World Cup-style event.

The pivotal event of every boulderers calendar since 1998, the BMC British Bouldering Championships (BBCs) are organised by the BMC, form the national championships in the UK, and count towards selection for the GB Climbing Team.

The headline sponsor for the 2019 BMC British Bouldering Championships was La Sportiva, and CLIF Bar was supporting sponsor.

Watch it all again via the TeamBMC Youtube Livestream

WATCH THE FINALS      |      WATCH THE SEMI-FINALS

This year’s event was streamed live to BBC Sport again by Technative, and if you missed it the film of the competition is now available to watch online.

Seven times British Bouldering Champion Gaz Parry was commentating alongside top climber Robbie Phillips and climbing personality Neil Gresham.
Competitors look to the Olympics

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics just a year away, the British Bouldering Championships are a key competition for any of the GB Climbing hopefuls looking to secure their place in the GB Climbing Team and possibly a place in the first-ever Olympic Games to have Sport Climbing as a medal event.

This year there were a record number of athletes competing; in total 110 men and women looking to be crowned British Bouldering Champion.

You can find out about more of the competitors on our website here: thebmc.co.uk/contenders-la-sportiva-bmc-bbcs-2019