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Interview with James Pearson after the first ground-up repeat of Is not always Pasqua E9 at Collina di Interprete (Monti Sibillini, Marche, Italy) and the first ascent of Pazienza E8 7a.
At the Italian crag Collina di Interprete James Pearson has made the first ground-up repeat of Is not always Pasqua, the E9 trad climb freed in 2002 by Mauro Calibani and repeated only by Cristian Brenna. Furthermore, two days previously the British rock climber freed a route at the same crag of similar difficulty.
Two difficult new routes in the Brenta Dolomites: the mixed climb "Brothers" up Cima Grostè and the rock climb "Ladri" up Campanile Basso.
At 2.00am local time on 08/02/08 Cristian Brenna and Hervé Barmasse reached the summit ofl Cerro Piergiorgio (Patagonia) via a direct line up the NW Face.
Cristian Brenna climbed in the Czech Republic andSardinia where he repeated "Sapientino" (8c) and "Anime Salve" (8b+) and on-sighted "XL" 8a/a+, "Raoni" 8a and "Totem" 8a at Cala Fuili, and "Manifesto" 8a at Jerzu.
On 10 July Cristian Brenna and Giovanni Ongaro freed "Up & Down", the route on the Chogolisa's Central Pillar (5300m circa - S-SE) first ascended by Hervé Barmasse, Luca Maspes, Francesca Chenal and Brenna himself at the end of June.
On 25 May Cristian Brenna managed to make the seventh redpoint of Underground 8c+/9a at Massone (Arco, Italy).
The Italian Cristian Brenna sends at Cresciano, Zillertal, Millau and Grotta dell'Areonauta
Cristian Brenna talks about his recent bouldering trip to Hueco, America
On 20 November Cristian Brenna made the first repeat of “Is not always Pasqua”, Italy's hardest trad route, first climbed by Mauro Calibani in October 2002, and graded E9 7a.
Cristian Brenna frees En Attendant Berhault 8b+ at Finale
Cristian Brenna and Marzio Nardi free the historic Itaca in Valle dell'Orco. The photos and story by Andrea Gallo.
Cristian Brenna repeats Cristallica (Fb7c/c+) followed by Miki" Giannattasio and Simone Pedeferri. Brenna also repeats Spirit Walker (8c) as does Giorgio Piasini at the Sasso Remenno.
The Italian climbers Cristian Brenna and Riccardo Scarian have made the most of the cold, clear weather to free some old projects dotted around northern Italy.
Cristian Brenna repeats at the Grotta dell’aeronauta and Grotti
Cristian Brenna and Stefan Alippi repeat Altman and suggest 8b/8b+
The Italians Luca Zardini and Cristian Brenna are, as tends to be their case, on top form and on a roll, repeating a plethora of hard routes dotted around the country.
Cristian Brenna on-sights ‘Mortal Kombat’ 8b+ at Castillon and makes the first repeat of Ombra 8b+ at Finale, fourteen years after the first ascent
Cristian Brenna makes the second ascent of Les Syndacalistes 8c+
Cristian Brenna on-sighted 'Priez pour nous' 8b, "Rasta vaut rien" 8a+/b, "Moule frites" 8a, "La banda de rulos" 8a, and "La nouvelle plantation du Christ" 8a at the Gorge du Tarn, France
The Italian Cristiaqn Brenna climbs his ninth 8c+, Vitamania at Annot (Haute Provence - FRA)
The Italian Cristian Brenna climbs "C'era una volta in America" 8c at Cornalba
In January Cristian Brenna visited Buoux and flashed 'Chouca' (8a+) and, in just two attempts, climbed ‘La rose et le vampire’ 8b and a new 8b+ by Antoine le Mènestrel
The Italian Cristian Brenna repeats "Alien carnage" 8c+ at Castillion in just three attempts
The Italian Cristian Brenna makes the first repeat of Luca Zardini’s 'The Big Mother' 8c+ at Erto, Italy.
The Italian climbs two 8c's third go between one competition and the next
Yuji Hirayama wins first edition of "Xsport Corextreme Summer Games" at Tokyo. François Legrand places second, Cristian Brenna third
The Italian Cristian Brenna on top form as he onsights his one hundredth 8a.
Interview with Cristian Brenna, one of the world's most important sports climbers.
Cristian Brenna, making the most of the two-month break in the competition calendar, spent his holiday in Cuenca, Spain.
Serre Chevalier celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with a magnificent victory by Cristian Brenna