Table 3

Most difficult boulder last year and incidence rate of chronic injuries

AllFemaleMale
N=385Injured past 6 month, n (%)n=96Injured past 6 month, n (%)n=289Injured past 6 month, n (%)
Recreational 4–5+14581 (56)7541 (55)7040 (57)
Intermediate 6A–6C+291158 (54)7633 (43)215125 (58)
Experienced 7A–7C187117 (63)3220 (63)15597 (63)
Elite 7C+−8A+3825 (66)32 (67)3523 (66)
International elite 8B–>64 (67)64 (67)
  • Comparison of level of experience using bouldering as descriptor for the level of experience.