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The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has three disciplines: Lead, Boulder and Speed.
Lead climbing allows rope-tied competitors eight minutes to scale an overhanging route, with the person climbing highest winning.
Boulder competitors attempt to climb a four-meter wall in a maximum of 10 movements.
Speed climbing pits two rope-tied climbers on parallel 15-meter walls. The fastest to the top wins!