The Route to Tokyo: Q&A with Percy Bishton


The Climbing Works, Centenary Works, Little London Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 0UJ
The Route to Tokyo: Q&A with Percy Bishton


In line with The Climbing Works announcement regarding the Rab CWIF event this weekend, we are also taking the decision to cancel tonight's (Thursday 12 March) The Route to Tokyo: Q&A with Percy Bishton. The event will be re-scheduled for another time when we are able to. Sorry for any inconvenience.


Climbing is set to be one of the sports making its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this year and the man who will be responsible for setting all the bouldering routes is none other than Sheffield’s own, Percy Bishton.

IFSC Chief Routesetter and co-owner of the Climbing Works, Percy has been route setting for nearly 30 years and has set the routes for over 50 international events.

Ahead of the Rab Climbing Works International Festival, join us for a special Q&A with Percy as he reflects upon his life in climbing, career in route setting and thoughts on the upcoming Olympics.

This event is free, but attendees must be registered.


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