Melissa Le Neve reports on Insta
that she has done Christian Bindhammer's Bionic Commando 8c+ in Bavaria and it took some 7 sessions. (c) Fabi Buhl
"I was lucky to be in Bavaria (Germany) and there was no lockdown like in France, Spain or Italy. Only some social restrictions and hygiene measures. There is plenty of crags so the important thing is to keep social distancing and if somebody is already trying the route you want to try you bail and you find a plan b.
Melissa is one of the best multi-discipline climber having also done 8B+ boulder, 8b+ MP. The 30-year-old finished her competition career in 2016 being #3 in the Boulder World Cup. Lately she has started up a work as a trainer and currently, she trains some high profile climbers like Matilda Söderlund.
"Well I’m keen to train motivated persons to reach their goals outside or in competition. I believe that training is like a chess game where you need to bet on a pass and see the result. With Matilda it works super well so far!"