In July 2017 the Italian climbers Matteo de Zaiacomo, Dimitri Anghileri and Marco Maggioni belonging to the Ragni di lecco climbing club made the first ascent of Rivotra Mahery (strong wind) a new 700 meter rock climb with difficulties up to 8a+ on Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar.
America’s Sasha DiGiulian and Spain’s Edu Marin have made what is believed to be the second free ascent of Mora Mora (8c, 700m) on Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar.
Chris Sharma's homage to Oliana (Contrafort de Rumbau, Spain) one of the most popular and important high end sports climbing crags in the world.
Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated La Rambla, the famous 9a+ sport climb at Siurana in Spain, on his fourth attempt.
The video of Spanish climber Edu Marin who, after having repeated Tarragó (8b+/240m) at Montserrat, linked the two crux pitches to create Tarragó Plus 8c.
The video of Spanish sports climber Edu Marin making the first repeat of Wogü (8c, 250m) in Switzerland’s Rätikon, freed in 2008 by Adam Ondra.
The trailer of Edu Marin and his father Francisco Marin climbing one summer throughout the Alps, during which he repeated Orbayu 8c, Digital Crack 8a+, Voie Petit 8b and Samsara 8b+.
Spanish sports climber Edu Marin has carried out the first repeat of Wogü, the 8c multi-pitch sports climb established by Beat Kammerlander and freed by Adam Ondra in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland.
French climber Caroline Ciavaldini has repeated Voie Petit, the 450m 8b multi-pitch climb on Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc first ascended in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit and freed in 2005 by Alexander Huber.
The video of the 4th and 5th ascent, carried out by Dani Andrada e Edu Marin, of Chilam Balam, the 9a+/b sports climb at Villanueva del Rosario in Spain.
Austrian rock climber Barbara Zangerl has repeated Bellavista, the difficult rock climb up the North Face of Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites.
13-year-old American climber Ashima Shiraishi has climbed Ciudad de Dios at Santa Linya in Spain. This is her second 9a/+ in less than a week.
America's Sasha DiGiulian and Spain's Edu Marin have repeated Viaje de Los Locos (8b+, 330m) in the Gole di Goroppu, Sardinia.
Climbers such as Sean McColl, Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, the campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
American climber Sasha DiGiulian has repeated Bellavista on Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites.
At Santa Linya in Spain Jakob Schubert has redpointed Ciudad de Dios 9a.
At Siurana in Spain Sachi Amma from Japan has redpointed La Rambla 9a+.
French climber Enzo Oddo has redpointed La Rambla original 9a+ at Siurana, Spain.
The latest news from the crags, or rather, when 9a isn't that difficult anymore and 8c approaches a rest... Dani Andrada, Markus Bock, Edu Marin, Adam Ondra, Gérôme Pouvreau, Chris Sharma, Maja Vidmar but also Dino Lagni and Luca Zardini.
Adam Ondra (15) has made swift work of "Novena enmienda" 9a+ and "Fuck the system" 9a and on-sighted "Digital system" 8c.