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Climbers Against Cancer Donation – Vail, USA

10th June 2014

US Athlete Alex Johnson, IFSC President Marco Scolaris, Secretary General Debbie Gawrych, CAC Ambassador Kimanda Jarzebiak and Cancer Research Institute Representative 24 May 2014, Vail, USA We are thrilled to announce that Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) has contributing $16,000 USD (£10,000) to the Cancer Research Institute, an American cancer research organisation. The cheque was handed…

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Founder of Climbers Against Cancer, John Ellison, honoured by UIAA

29th May 2014

John Ellison and UIAA president Frits Vrijlandt before Ellison received a UIAA award in recognition of his role in founding Climbers Against Cancer (Photo: UIAA) 24 May 2014, MUNICH, Germany John Ellison’s refusal to be bowed down by the cancer, instead establishing a charity that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from climbers and…

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IFSC Names Climbers Against Cancer as its Official Charity

2nd April 2014

April 2, 2014 Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) is pleased to announce that the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has named CAC as its Official Charity. The move was announced March 27, 2014 by the IFSC Executive Board and IFSC Secretary General Debbie Gawrych, who in an official letter to CAC Founder John Ellison noted…

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Climbers Against Cancer made the first donation of 2014 at the IFSC Promo Event – The CWIF, Sheffield

19th March 2014

The International climbers charity CAC Climbers Against Cancer has just made the first of many planned donations for 2014 to cancer research facilities worldwide at The Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) in Sheffield. The cheque for £10,000 was handed over to a representative of The Christie Hospital by founder John Ellison along with IFSC delegate…

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Climbers Against Cancer Founder John Ellison Made Honorary Member of IFSC

4th March 2014

4th March 2014 Paris, FRANCE - Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) is pleased to announce that founder John Ellison has been appointed as an Honorary Member of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) during the IFSC Plenary Assembly held March 1, 2014 in Paris, France. John Ellison (centre), the new Honarary Member with IFSC Honarary…

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Pin-ups Against Cancer

14th November 2013

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE CLIMBERS MODEL FOR CHARITY CALENDAR TODAY (Thursday 14th November, 2013) sees the launch of the new, and first ever, Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) 2014 calendar featuring female athletes from the UK, USA, Germany, France, Austria and Japan. The calendar, which features a number of the best climbers from six countries and three continents…

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Third CAC Donation Made in Canada

22nd August 2013

Climbers Against Cancer are proud to announce we've have made our third donation to cancer research at the IFSC World Youth Championships this weekend. Following on from the hugely successful and fantastic donations on behalf of the climbing community as a whole at the Australian National Lead Championships in Sydney, Australia and the 1st round…

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Second CAC donation made in Briançon

22nd July 2013

The second donation from Climbers Against Cancers (CAC) has been made at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Briançon this Saturday, 20th July 2013. CAC have already donated £10,000.00 ($15,000.00 Australian) at the Australian National Championships. The aim is to dontate to a different research facility in each Continent with the locations changing with each…

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First CAC donation made in Australia

9th July 2013

The first donation from the Climbers Against Cancers (CAC) campaign has been made at the Australian National Championships. Each time, CAC plan to donate £10,000.00 ($15,000.00 Australian) to a different research facility in each Continent with the locations changing with each cycle. By doing this at the most prestigious climbing events in each area CAC…

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A Journey of Hope

13th June 2013

I was recently asked a very pertinent question whilst standing around at the 1st European Youth Championships of the season at the EICA climbing gym in Edinburgh “do you mind me asking but how did it feel to be told you had terminal cancer?” Interesting question for sure but more surprising was the fact it…

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Welcome to Climbers Against Cancer!

10th January 2013

One of the most anticipated events of the year is finally upon us and if you are reading my latests ramblings you will of course be aware that the CLIMBERS AGAINST CANCER website has now gone live! Questions abound as many of you have asked when will we be able to see it? when can…

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