Alan­nah Yip Makes Cana­dian His­tory

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B.C.-based Alan­nah Yip made Cana­dian his­tory i n April. She be­came the f irst Cana­dian woman to make fi­nals at an ifsc World Cup event when she ad­vanced from semis in sixth place at the Chongqing stop of the Asia cir­cuit. “Today was a good day,” said Yip af­ter she f in­ished f ifth over­all in f in­als. “I made my f irst ifsc World Cup fi­nal and was the first ever Cana­dian woman to do so. I got to stand up on the big stage with five amaz­ing climbers, women I’ve looked up to for a long time for their in­cred­i­ble strength, com­po­sure and grace.”

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