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Young Climbers Learn From World’s Best and Support CAC at IFSC World Climbing Camp

17th March 2015

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart Central Saanich, Canada - Over 100 climbers had the opportunity of a lifetime over the February 20-22nd weekend, as they attend the first ever International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Climbing Camp that was held at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich, British Columbia Canada. 2014…

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Climbers Against Cancer’s 2 Year Anniversary

27th January 2015

24th January 2015 On this very day in 2013 British climber Shauna Coxsey, designers Ben Jones and David Mercer and myself sat in the offices at the Workhouse Marketing ready to press the hypothetical launch button and begin the phenomenon that has spread across the globe like a wild fire. Climbers Against Cancer was officially…

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CAC in Belgium

23rd December 2014

Saturday 20th December saw Climbers Against Cancer hold centre stage at another Worldwide event as the charity was hosted at the Belgian National Bouldering Championships that were taking place at the stunning new Biover Sport Blaarmeersen climbing centre in Gent the largest city of the East Flanders province. Working with members of the Belgium Climbing…

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CAC in Slovenia

19th December 2014

November saw more fantastic events in support of Climbers Against Cancer as the charity was given centre stage at the Slovenian National Championships held in Škofja Loka along with a special event created by the Slovenian Climbing Team and hosted at their amazing new training gym in Vrhnika. At the very well attended National event…

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Climb for CAC – Klimmuur Den Haag

1st December 2014

LET US START OF BY SAYING HOW HAPPY, PROUD AND TIRED WE WERE AFTER OUR ‘CLIMB FOR CAC’ BOULDER COMPETITION IN KLIMMUUR DEN HAAG. FEELING ALL THAT MEANS OUR EVENT WAS A BIG SUCCESS! As most of you already know our trigger to do a charity event like this, was finding out last August that two…

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CAC makes it’s latest donation at World Cup – Mokpo, Korea

15th October 2014

The IFSC Official Charity Climbers Against Cancer has made it’s latest donation towards cancer research Internationally at the World Cup (L) event in Mokpo, Korea. On behalf of the global climbing family and represented by current World Champion Jain Kim and CAC Ambassador Kimanda Jarzebiak a cheque for 17,146,787.00 Won (£10,000) was handed over to…

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Climbers Against Cancer donates 13,333€ in Munich

28th August 2014

Climbers Against Cancer, the Official Charity of the IFSC, made its latest contribution to cancer research on behalf of its international band of supporters at the Boulder World Championships in Munich last weekend. In addition to the donation, CAC created limited edition t-shirts for the event that were very popular and sold out quickly. The…

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CAC Limited Edition T-Shirt & Donation at Munich Boulder World Championships!

12th August 2014

Climbers Against Cancer, the IFSC Offical Charity will be making a donation to a German cancer research center during the Boulder World Championships in Munich this August 21-23, 2014. To commemorate this occasion, CAC is also releasing limited edition t-shirts available exclusively at the Munich World Championships! CAC founder John Ellison has been working closely…

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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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