Coup d’etat 9a FA by Simon Lorenzi

Friday, 3 July

Simon Lorenzi, #14 in the last World Cup 2019, has done the FA of Coup d’etat, which he thinks could be the first 9a in Belgium. The route was bolted by Micha Vanhoudt in 2016. (c) John Janssens

It's an amazing short line on an orange wall, really fingery with nice holds. I did like 4 sessions on it in 2018 (I was quite far to doing it) then I didn't try again since this year. It went at my 3rd session this year. I'd say it's the hardest route i've ever done and the hardest in Belgium.

During the lockdown I moved to a friend's house with fews friends because he has everything that we need to train well. Spray wall, fitness and all the stuff to keep progressing during this period. We were really lucky for that.

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