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05.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anak Verhoeven frees Kraftio, the hardest climb in Belgium dedicated to Chloé Graftiaux

Anak Verhoeven has made the first ascent of Kraftio, an old project in Belgium. Graded 8c+/9a it is currently the hardest climb in the country and is a tribute to Chloé Graftiaux, the talented Belgian climber who perished in 2010.

31.05.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora first Italian woman to climb 9a+, Pure Dreaming Plus at Arco

At the crag Massone in Arco, Italy, Laura Rogora repeated Pure Dreaming Plus, a 9a+ sports climb first ascended by Adam Ondra. The Roman climber is now the first Italian woman, and only the fifth woman in the world after Margo Hayes, Anak Verhoeven, Angela Eiter and Julia Chanourdie to climb 9a+.

19.05.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jakob Schubert, Jorg Verhoeven unleash their Zillertal creativity

Two difficult new sport climbs in the Zillertal, Austria: Walk the Line 9a freed by Jakob Schubert at Monkey Island and Der Weg zur Quelle 8c+ freed by Jorg Verhoeven at Schwarze Wand.

09.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anak Verhoeven 8b+ onsight, 9a+ redpoint at Oliana in Spain

At Oliana in Spain Belgian climber Anak Verhoeven has onsighted an 8b+, Gorilas en la Niebla, and redpointed a 9a+, Joe Mama, conferming her status as one of the best climbers in the world.

17.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein single-pitch climbing in Yosemite

Watch Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein climbing some of the most famous single pitch rock climbs in Yosemite after retiring from climbing competitions.

26.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Cédric Lachat repeats Sweet Neuf, Anak Verhoeven's 9a+ and confirms grade

Swiss climber Cédric Lachat has repeated Sweet Neuf at Pierrot Beach in France, confirming the 9a+ grade suggested after the first ascent by Anak Verhoeven from Belgium.

06.11.2018 by Katharina Saurwein in Climbing

Katharina Saurwein and Jorg Verhoeven tick Tainted Love at Squamish in Canada

Austria's Katharina Saurwein and Jorg Verhoeven from the Netherlands have both repeated Tainted Love, the 5.13d crack climb located on The Chief above Squamish, Canada freed by Hazel Findlay in 2017.

29.08.2018 by Jorg Verhoeven in Alpinism

Peutérey Integral, the more interesting way to the top of Mont Blanc. By Jorg Verhoeven

Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven talks about his ascent of the Peutérey Integral ridge on Mont Blanc, carried out with Martin Schidlowski from 13 - 15 July 2018.

29.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Janja Garnbret, Jakob Schubert win Lead World Cup at Arco

The fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2018 was won last night at Arco by Slovenia's Janja Garnbretand Austria's Jakob Schubert. Stefano Ghisolfi placed second with Jessica Pilz, Domen Skofic and Anak Verhoeven third.  Iuliia Kaplina and Danyil Boldyrev won the Speed World Cup.

19.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora and Anak Verhoeven score Sperlonga and Santa Linya first ascents

Female sport climbing: the Laura Rogora and Anak Verhoeven have made the first ascent of two difficult sport climbs: It segid narg 8c+ at Grotta dell'Arenauta at Sperlonga by the young Italian and Ciudad de Dios pa la Enmienda at Santa Linya by the Belgian.

10.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anak Verhoeven, Stefano Carnati and Sébastien Bouin climbing strong in Spain

Sport climbing in Spain: Belgium’s Anak Verhoeven has repeated Ciudad de Dios 9a/+ at Santa Linya, France’s Sébastien Bouin has redpointed La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana while at Margalef Stefano Carnati has climbed his 50th 8c or harder, Llamps i trons.

20.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Sasha DiGiulian / The state of the art of women's climbing

Top American climber Sasha DiGiulian talks to planetmountain.com about the current state of female sport climbing, starting from the latest great ascents carried out Margo Hayes and Anak Verhoeven.

16.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Janja Garnbret wins Lead World Cup 2017, Anak Verhoeven and Keiichiro Korenaga win in Xiamen

The penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won yesterday at Xiamen in China by Anak Verhoeven from Belgium and Keiichiro Korenaga from Japan. Slovenia's Janja Garnbret placed third and secured overall victory in the Lead World Cup. The Speed World Cup 2017 was won by Anouck Jaubert from France and and Vladislav Deulin from Russia.

13.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anak Verhoeven claims 9a+ first female ascent at Pierrot Beach in France

Belgium's Anak Verhoeven has made the first ascent of 'Sweet Neuf' at Pierrot Beach in France, a sports climb she believes is 9a+. Should the grade be confirmed, Verhoeven becomes only the second woman to have climbed 9a+ and the first to have freed a route of this difficulty.

07.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Devils Tower El Matador climbed by Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein

Video: Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein repeat El Matador (5.11a), one of the classic climbs up Devils Tower in Wyoming, USA.

07.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein and the Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite

Big wall climbing video: Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein and their November 2016 repeat of the Dihedral Wall (5.14a / 8b+) and Final Frontier 5.13b (8a) up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

Romain Desgranges and Anak Verhoeven crowned European Climbing Champions at Campitello di Fassa

European Climbing Championships Campitello di Fassa: Romain Desgranges (Fra) and Anak Verhoeven (Bel) are the new European Lead Champions. Adam Ondra (Cze) and Mina Markovic (Slo) win silver, Jakob Schubert (Aut) and Jessica Pilz (Aut) win bronze. Italy’s Laura Rogora places 6th, Marcello Bombardi 7th.

01.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

European Lead Championship, Bombardi and Rogora qualify for tonight's finals

In the Semifinals of the European Climbing Championships Lead at Campitello di Fassa Anak Verhoeven from Belgium produced to the top to lead the provisional ranking, along with France’s Romain Desgranges. Italian hopes are high for Marcello Bombardi and Laura Rogora who qualified for the finals that begin this evening at 21:00.

07.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven and the life saving climbing helmet

The video of Dutch rock climber Jorg Verhoeven as he falls headfirst off a trad climb in Colorado, USA and is saved by his climbing helmet.

06.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Rocklands: a climbing dreamland in South Africa forJorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein

The video of Katharina Saurwein and Jorg Verhoeven climbing in the dreamland, chasing the finest boulder problems in Rocklands, South Africa.

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