28-year-old Nolwen Berthier has climbed her first 9a+, Super Crackinette at Saint Léger du Ventoux in France.
Reel Rock have released remastered footage of Margo Hayes climbing Biographie at Céüse in France in 2017
Watch French climber Seb Bouin climbing a new sequence on the upper crux of Biographie at Céüse.
Spanish climbers Iker Pou and Jorge Díaz-Rullo have both recently redpointed 9a+: Pou made the first ascent of Gran Guggenheim on the island of Mallorca, while Díaz-Rullo repeated La Rambla at Siurana.
The video of French climber Seb Bouin repeating Biographie, the 9a+ at Céüse freed in 2001 by Chris Sharma. Featuring Arnaud Petit and Sylvain Millet.
Slovenian climber Mina Markovič has redpointed two 9a sport climbs at the huge Ospo cave, Halupca 1979 and Water World.
At Ceuse in France Seb Bouin has repeated Biographie, the benchmark 9a+ freed in 2001 by Chris Sharma.
Interview with Laura Rogora who redpointed Pure Dreaming Plus at Massone close to Arco, Italy and became the first Italian woman to climb 9a+.
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+.
Interview with French climber Julia Chanourdie who redpointed her first 9a+ last week, Super Crackinette at Saint Léger du Ventoux in France.
French climber Julia Chanourdie has climbed her first 9a+, Super Crackinette at Saint Léger du Ventoux in France.
The video of Stefano Carnati climbing Biographie, Chris Sharma's 2001 masterpiece at Céüse in France.
Awaiting official Olympic Committee confirmation, Laura Rogora, Julia Chanourdie, Iuliia Kaplina, Kyra Kondie and YiLing Song qualified in Toulouse yesterday for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games while Lucka Rakovec and Mia Krampl will battle it out for the remaining nation quota tomorrow afternoon. The men’s Combined Qualifier final takes place this evening.
The second, decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games continues today in Toulouse, France, with the women’s qualification. Live streaming starts at 11:00 with Speed, followed by Boulder at 13:00 and Lead at 16:45. Those who got a pass yesterday are Adam Ondra, YuFei Pan, Alberto Ginés López, Jan Hojer, Bassa Mawem and Nathaniel Coleman
The second and decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games begins today in Toulouse, France. Live streaming of the Qualification tournament starts at 11:00 with the male Combined Qualifier.
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.
Swiss climber Cédric Lachat has repeated La Rambla, the benchmark 9a+ sport climb at Siurana in Spain
Climbing competitions: the 2019 Lead World Cup was won yesterday in Xiamen, China, by Adam Ondra demo the Czech Republic and Chaehyun Seo from South Korea. Both won the penultimate stage, while Taisei Homma and Akiyo Noguchi took silver and Tomoa Narasaki and Jain Kim took bronze. The last stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won by QiXin Zhong and Aries Susanti Rahayu, who set the new world record at 6.99 seconds. The overall Speed World Cup 2019 was won by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.
Leonardo di Marino, international route setter along with Carles Brasco and Jan Zbraneck at the Briançon stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2019, reports about last Saturday’s event won by Japan’s Hidemasa Nishida and South Korea’s Chaehyun Seo. Janja Garnbret and Hiroto Shimizu took silver, Natsuki Tanii and Shuta Tanaka bronze.
The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 was won in Chamonix on Saturday night by 15-year-old Chaehyun Seo and Adam Ondra. The Speed World Cup stage was won by YiLing Song and Alfian Muhammad.