Nadesjda 8c+ by Matteo Soule (14)

Monday, 24 May

Matteo Soule has done his fifth 8c+, Nadesjda in Joncas. "It took four sessions to do it. It's a really beautiful line. My father had already done it before." The 14-year-old is talking about Pierre Soule, (45) who did his tenth 8c+ this spring.

It should be noted that Matteo did his first 8c+ at age 13, with the FA of Dieu Merci in Gorges du Tarn. It is still unrepeated and nowadays listed as an 8c+/9a.

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