31 December 2023

2023 8a.nu Climber of the Year

8a has published a “Climber of the Year” list for the past 22 years. We base it upon the best information and reporting available, and we give extra credit to multi-disciplin climbers performing in both competitions and on the rock. We also take FAs, trad, multi-pitches, and DWS into consideration. Please feel free to add names or suggest changes to this very subjective list.

1. Jakob Schubert - AUT
2. Janja Garnbret - SLO
3. Adam Ondra - CZE
4. Sebastien Bouin
5. Sorato Anraku - JPN

6. William Bosi - GBR
7. Brooke Raboutou - USA
8. Michaela Kiersch - USA
9. Jessica Pilz - AUT
10. Anak Verhoeven - BEL

11. Alex Megos - GER
12. Katie Lamb - USA
13. Colin Duffy - USA
14. Natalia Grossman - USA
15. Tomoa Narasaki - JPN
16. Drew Ruana - USA
17. Jorge diaz-rullo - ESP
18. Laura Rogora - ITA
19. Barbara Zangerl - AUT
20. Jonathan Siegrist - USA

21. Jesse Grupper - USA
22. Tanguy Merard - FRA
23. Jules Marchaland - FRA
24. Yannick Flohé -GER
25. Mejdi Schalck - FRA
26. Stefano Ghisolfi - ITA
27. Lee Dohyun - KOR
28. Staša Gejo - SRB
29. Ai Mori - JPN
30. Toby Roberts - GBR, Paige Claassen - USA, Manon HILY - FRA, Ben Burkhalter - USA, Pietro Vidi - ITA, Jana Svecova - CZE, Austin Purdy - USA, Connor Herson - USA, Hannes Van Duysen - BEL, ainhize belar barrutia - ESP, Eva Hammelmüller - AUT, Allison Vest - USA, Camilla Moroni - ITA, Alex Puccio - USA, Marine Thevenet, Shawn Raboutou - USA, Amandine Loury - FRA, Chris Sharma - USA, Simon Lorenzi - BEL, Aidan Roberts - GBR, Yoshiyuki Ogata - JPN Loic Zehani - FRA, Michael Piccolruaz - ITA, Solveig Korherr- - GER Martina Demmel - GER, Tasei Homma - JPN, Miho Nonaka -JPN, Oriane Bertone - FRA, Simon Lorenzi - BEL, Siara Fabbri - USA, Jonathan Flor - ESP, Molly Thompson-Smith - GBR, Nolwen Berthier - FRA, Carlo Traversi, Siara Fabbri, Sebastien Berthe - BEL
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