The 2008 Teva Mountain Games held in Vail, Colorado will also be the host of next years Climbing World Cup. The first such event held in the United States in more than 20 years.
According to this story over at The Denver Post, the Vail event will be one of eight held around the world in the Bouldering World Cup. The event will see climbers from 30 countries competing for the crown.
In the past, the Teva Mountain Games have held other bouldering competitions, but they were usually smaller events, with more amateurs competing. The 2008 version will see some of the top climbers in the World staking their claim to the prize money. Needless to say, it will be a significant increase in the level of competition.
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