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Alexander Megos before making the first ‘brushpoint’ ascent of an 8c in the Frankenjura, Germany
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Alexander Megos completes first 'brushpoint' of Frankenjura 8c

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The video of German climber Alex Megos climbing Father and Son (8c) in Frankenjura in Germany, brushing each hold immediately after using it...

Brushing holds after using them is one of the fundamental rules of proper crag etiquette. In this video Alexander Megos takes this concept to another level, brushing each hold immediately after having touching it, during his redpoint ascent. Note the German is not on any old route, but on an 8c (possibly 8b+). Check out the footage of the first "brushpoint" of Father and Son in the Frankenjura ;-)

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