adidas Rockstars announcement



On August 10 and 11, adidas invites international stars from the bouldering and sport climbing scene to a second edition of adidas ROCKSTARS at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. The elite line-up will compete for this year's title in an exciting boulder battle, spurred on by live music. For everyone that does not have the chance to be in Stuttgart, the final will be streamed live at starting at 1945 CEST. The live stream will start at 1800CEST with a concert by the up-and-coming Austrian band Beth Edges.

The final round, which will feature a unique competition format, promises to be an exciting showdown between the top six athletes from each gender. These climbers will have already surpassed qualifying and semi-final rounds against the 'Who's Who' of bouldering and sport climbing elite. Famous names include World Champion and last year's winner Dmitry Sharafutdinov (RUS), the reigning Overall World Champion Sasha DiGiulian (USA), the two-time Boulder Overall World Cup Champion Akiyo Noguchi (JPN) and top athletes like Rustam Gelmanov (RUS), Juliane Wurm (GER), Guillaume Glairon Mondet (FRA), Alex Puccio (USA), Alexey Rubstov (RUS), Katharina Saurwein (AUT), Jonas Baumann (GER) and Mélissa Le Nevé (FRA).