Ondra repeats Robi in the sky, 9a

NUMBERS

Monday, 5 January

Adam Ondra has started this year typical Ondra-style. Visiting the Calanques outside Marseilles, he made the first known repeat of Francois Legrand's Robi in the sky, 9a, in the Grotte de l'ermite, needing 11 tries. 11 is actually quite a lot of work for a 9a by Adam's standards and consequently, he comments that it's hard for the grade. Futher more, and being brave putting in a personal opinion as always, he registered it, as well as three 8b's onsight in Calanques as, "Poorly/Mainly chipped". Adam (15) is the world ranking leader.

7  C O M M E N T S:
Sort by: Date A Reply A

RELATED NEWS

NUMBERS

Tuesday, 19 January

Add crags to the database

We can now manually add new crags to the data base. Just make a comment and the data base will be improved and you can automatically create Tick Lists and add crag info etc.

NUMBERS

Monday, 12 October

Systematic Devaluing ethics

Debate/Jens: In trad climbing you are not allowed to have the gear or quickdraws in place and it was also like this in the beginning of the sport climbing era. Some ten years ago, you still had to place the draws if you were going to claim an onsight. The devaluation of ethics have continued and now…

EDITORIAL

Wednesday, 18 May

No correlation between semi and final results for Top-4 in Boulder WCs

During the Bouldering World Championship in 2007, Daniel Dulac won the semifinal by flashing all four problems but in the final he did not do a single Boulder even if each of the other five finalists did three problems on average. Daniel said that it was extremely frustrating to hear the spectators …