Stories of Ambition

Meet six talented young climbers with a shared ambition — taking on the world stage.
With Sport Climbing confirmed as a new Olympic sport for 2020, everything changes. To succeed, they will have to excel in three climbing disciplines: lead, bouldering and speed. JLL is helping these athletes achieve their ambitions by taking them to world-class training facilities in Japan; developing a cutting-edge climbing suit and bringing in Great Britain
climbing coach, Ian Dunn.
Will they make it? Discover their stories.

The big competition

Maboo Climbing Gym, Tokyo

After a week of intensive training with Great Britain’s team climbing coach, Ian Dunn, the athletes’ new skills were put to the test. To give the athletes a taste of the upcoming Olympic format, Ian ran a mock competition combining lead, bouldering and speed climbing. Who will win gold?

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