10 May 2023

Michaela Kiersch does Jack's broken heart (8A+)

Michaela Kiersch, who sent La Rambla (9a+) in January, reports with an Insta video that she has done Jack's broken heart (8A+) in Magic Wood. Here is the La Rambla interview with the 28-year-old doctor in hand therapy, who with also multiple 9a's and and boulders up to 8B+, is a contender for having the very best female outdoor ticklist. At the age of 15, she made her debut in the World Cup and was #22. The next year, she was #18 in a Lead World Cup.

Can you tell us more about the ascent of Jack's?
I tried Jack's last year and didn’t have the power to do most of the moves. I’ve been training for this trip since I got back from Spain so I’m excited to see it is working!

How fast did you send it and how have you prepared for the trip?
Climbing on the boards! Less endurance training 😉. One session, maybe 30/45 minutes. I think I did all the moves first or second try.

How long will you stay and what's next?
I will be in MW for a couple of weeks then back home 😁. You’ll have to wait and see!! I have a list, per usual.
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