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Scaling New Heights


Elite athletes are continually rising to fresh challenges. Explore how sport climbers, in particular, are achieving their ever-growing ambitions at an intensive training camp with Great Britain coach, Ian Dunn, and new technology provided by JLL.




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Scaling New Heights
Ian Dunn

Combining 40 years of experience with cutting-edge technology, Great Britain’s climbing team coach Ian Dunn is passionate about pushing his climbers to the limit, and hopefully the pinnacle of their sport.
Stepping Up
Angie Scarth-Johnson

Even at 15, Australia’s Angie Scarth-Johnson is laser-focused. Don’t let her youth fool you, she is already an elite climber who has broken a world record.
Need For Speed
Emmanuel Ryan Paul

Having won gold for speed climbing at the 2015 Asian Youth World Championships, Singaporean Emmanuel Ryan Paul is already a champion. The sports science student now aims to pursue his dream of representing his country at the highest level.
Under Pressure
Yau Ka-chun

With over a decade of experience, Yau Ka-chun is a full-time athlete and professional climber from Hong Kong. He aims to do his family proud by proving that he can compete with the world’s elite.
Full Circle
Karin Kojima

Japan’s Karin Kojima is a talented high school student-athlete with huge ambitions, including competing in the IFSC World Championship. She is also climbing against others for a spot on her national team.
Converging Lines
Mark Chan

19-year-old Mark Chan is one of Singapore’s best young climbing prospects. He’s also completing an aerospace engineering degree, so you know he’s passionate about reaching new heights.
The Hard Road
Siddhi Manerikar

At the age of 22, Siddhi Manerikar has already become India’s top female climber. Now she’s looking for an edge that will help push her into the top tier of world sport climbers.
Cutting-Edge Climbing Suit
JLL Technology

A motion-capture climbing suit with smart wearable technology, developed by JLL and their partners allows the athletes and their coach to view their movements from all angles in real time.
Competitive Spirit
Competition

The 6 climbers have spent the last week honing their skills with use of cutting edge technology to improve their performance across the 3 disciplines – Speed, Bouldering and Lead climbing. As the competition heats up, it's now time to see who has what it takes to reach the top.
TECHNOLOGY

A cutting-edge motion-capture climbing suit, developed by JLL and their partners, revolutionized training for sport climbers. Thanks to advanced sensor-fusion technology, the camera-less system allowed trainers to capture key data such as speed, heart rate, posture and momentum in real time. This allowed trainers to track performance down to the last detail, providing data-driven insights about the exact areas they needed to work on during training. The athletes enjoyed the new technology, and used it to improve their posture, rhythm, technique, speed and endurance.


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TECHNOLOGY

A cutting-edge motion-capture climbing suit, developed by JLL and their partners, revolutionized training for sport climbers. Thanks to advanced sensor-fusion technology, the camera-less system allowed trainers to capture key data such as speed, heart rate, posture and momentum in real time. This allowed trainers to track performance down to the last detail, providing data-driven insights about the exact areas they needed to work on during training. The athletes enjoyed the new technology, and used it to improve their posture, rhythm, technique, speed and endurance.

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THE ATHLETES

Angie Scarth-Johnson
Australia
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Emmanuel Ryan Paul
Singapore
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Yau Ka-chun
Hong Kong
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Karin Kojima
Japan
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Mark Chan
Singapore
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Siddhi Manerikar
India
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Technology and the Endless Chase for Excellence

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