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After an extra year of waiting, the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games are upon us. In just a few days athletes from all across the world will gather for the biggest competition event of their careers. What would have been the 2020 Olympics sees the debut of several very exciting new sports: Surfing, karate, skateboarding, Baseball/Softball and of course, sport climbing. The climbing events will take place August 3-6, with 2 days of men’s combined competition and 2 days for the women. Unlike typical climbing comps, where the objective is a single discipline - either bouldering, lead climbing or speed climbing...

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Well #PortaGang, it was an exciting first half of the year! Now, July alone has been packed with it’s own tick list of fun. We’ve seen huge growth in our community these past few months and we wanted to take a moment to bring all of you who joined us more recently up to speed on all of the excitement that’s been going on. So, in no particular order of excitement level, here's what’s new at Porta-Hang! Company Highlights 1. Porta-Hang Canada Just this week you may have seen the news that we officially launched Porta-Hang Canada to better serve...

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By now you’ve probably heard the news - Porta-Hang Canada is open for business! We launched our Canadian website this week so we can bring you all the Porta-Hang goodness without all of the shipping and duty hassles that come with cross-border purchases. So, to go along with our Canadian launch, we thought we’d talk about some of the best Canadian climbing destinations! These gems are well-loved areas that stretch coast-to-coast.  Squamish Located on the West Coast in BC’s Lower Mainland, Squamish is one of the best known climbing destinations in Canada for a reason. With its enormous granite apron,...

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Porta-Hang started from a problem that needed to be solved.  Spending many days and weeks on the road didn’t leave much time to stay climber strong, especially for grip strength. I’m sure we’ve all been there.  A long trip or the gym closing for a few days and we lose a little of that edge.  I looked for ways to do pull-ups or hang while on the go. Even in one modest hotel in rural Texas the hotel manager stopped me from doing hangs from the steel beams on the back of the stairs. I decided there must be a...

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At Porta-Hang, innovation is the name of the game. We’re constantly brainstorming on new ways to make more training options possible in more environments. Earlier this season, after a winter of generating new ideas, we asked our community to help us decide between our favorite two concepts for the next great training tool in the Porta-Hang line-up - The Porta-Board and the Potra-Pockets. Well… the votes are in. And we are very excited to announce that the Porta-Board will make its debut later this year!  This low-profile hangboard will mount to your Porta-Hang door hangers like any other hold, but...

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