WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INDOOR CLIMBING IN SWITZERLAND

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Hanspeter Sigrist, head of sport climbing at the Swiss Alpine Club in Bern, discusses indoor climbing, which has seen a boost in popularity thanks in part to its debut next year at the Tokyo Olympics.
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The business of sport climbing in Switzerland
Since it was announced that sport climbing will make its debut on the Olympic program in Tokyo 2020, its popularity in Switzerland has taken on another dimension. The easy proximity to mountains has always made it easy to climb, but now even indoor climbing has had a major boost. Hanspeter Sigrist, head of sport climbing at the Swiss Alpine Club in Bern, talks about qualifying at next year’s Olympics and the real dream: to host the 2023 Climbing World Championships in Bern.

What you need to know about indoor climbing in Switzerland
Hanspeter Sigrist, head of sport climbing at the Swiss Alpine Club in Bern, discusses indoor climbing, which has seen a boost in popularity thanks in part to its debut next year at the Tokyo Olympics.

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