Alphane 9A by Simon Lorenzi

15 December 2022

Simon Lorenzi reports on Insta that he has done Alphane (9A) in Chironico. In August, we reported that he had done it in two parts after just five sessions. (c) Gilles Charlier

Including his FA of Soudain seul (9A), Lorenzi becomes the second boulderer in the world, after Shawn Raboutou, who has done two 9A boulders.

The Belgian has been an active competition climber since 2011. In 2016, he won the Youth Lead World Championship, and this year he won the Euro Boulder Cup in Brixen. The 25-year-old has previously also done four 8C+ meaning that he has the most impressive boulder tick list in the world together with Daniel Woods and Shawn Raboutou.

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