Gerhard Richter (53) aims for 8c in 2012

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Sunday, 4 March

Anna Gatta has helped us with an interview with Gerhard Richter (53). Although he has been climbing for 32 years he aims for a 8c personal best in 2012. "I simply follow the general trend of the climbing community: the average level is increasing continously. It comes from the fact that there are more cliffs, more routes, more indoor facilities, leading to better training. Nothing exceptional: I think there are 100's of people over 50 who are climbing at this level."

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