Climber of 2022 - Draft

EDITORIAL

11 January 2023

8a has published the “Climber of the Year” list for the past 20 years. We base it upon the best information and reporting available, and we give extra credit to 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 the very subjective list.

1. Adam Ondra - CZE
2. Chaehyeon Seo - KOR
3. Yannick Flohé - GER
4. Colin Duffy - USA
5. Sebastien BOUIN
6. Janja Garnbret - SLO
7. Alex Megos - GER
8. William Bosi - UK
9. Oriane Bertone - FRA
10. Natalia Grossman

11. Anak Verhoeven - BEL
12. Camilla Moroni - IT
13. Laura Rogora
- ITA
14. Shawn Raboutou - USA
15. Michaela Kiersch - USA
16. Katie Lamb - USA
17. Yoshiyuki Ogata - JPN
18. Jakob Schubert - AUT
19. Tomoa Narasaki - JPN
20. Kokoro Fujii - JPN

21. Luca Potocar - SLO
22. Jesse Grupper - USA
23. Simon Lorenzi - BEL
24. Staša Gejo - SRB
25. Tasei Homma - JPN
26. Martina Demmel - GER
27. Jonathan Siegrist - USA
28. Nico Pelorson - FRA
29. Jorge Diaz-Rullo - ESP
30. Aidan Roberts - GBR
31. Stefano Ghisolfi - ITA
32. Nolwen Berthier - FRA
33. Daniel Woods - USA
34. Martin Stranik - CZE

35. Choong Katherine - SUI
36. Eva Hammelmüller
37. Coudert Camille - FRA
38. Brooke Raboutou - USA
39. Dave Graham - USA

40. Loic Zehani - FRA
41. Jessica Pilz - AUT
42. Alex Puccio - USA
43. Allison Vest - USA
44. Drew Ruana - USA
45. Jana Švecová (Vincourková) - CZE
46. Angie Scarth-Johnson - AUS
47. Miho Nonaka - JPN
48.Domen Škofic - SLO
49. Jonathan Flor - ESP
50. Moritz Welt - GER

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