Oriane (15) & Max (13) send ten 8A's (+) in Font


Sunday, 17 May

Oriane and Max Bertone, from Reunion outside Madagascar, were in Paris for the French Youth Championship when the lockdown started. After 60 days in quarantine they have been able to visit Fontainbleau again and quickly done five 8A's each. It should be mentioned that this includes Max doing A Lay's Blaise assis which he suggest a personal down grade to 8A+. Their father Stefano comments, "The whether is incredible in Font. Cold and dry. Boulders seem so easy!" Oriane has the last year done 18 boulders 8A to 8B including one flash and she is #3 in the female ranking game. Max has done 18 boulders 8A to 8A+ and he is #14 among the juniors up to 19 years old, although just being 13.

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