Midtbö and all his impressive stats and personal grades

EDITORIAL

Tuesday, 11 January

Magnus Midtbo is the biggest climber Youtuber in the world with over one million subscribers. What is not so well known is that he was an excellent competition climber having won 13 Euro Cups and a Youth World Champion. As a senior, out of his 50 last WCs and World Championships, he only once missed the semi and in 43 events he was Top-15. His best results are two WC podiums, and he finished #4 at the World Championship in Arco in 2011.

When it comes to rock climbing he has done 16 routes 9a and harder according to his scorecard. Interestingly, out of his last six recorded 8c+', four were at the time 9a routes. Going further down his list including 29 8c+ and 26 8c', there are actually additionally several personal downgrades. All in all, the Norweigian was actually one of the world's best climbers for five straight years, starting in 2010.

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