Three 8A's by Natalia Grossman (19)

Tuesday, 27 October

Natalia Grossman has done three 8A's on her first weekend trip to Joe Valley; I shaved my head for this (pictured), Barely Legal and Death Cream. In total, the 19-year-old studying Psychology and Business in the University, has done 32 boulders 8A to 8B during the last six months. Last year, Natalia got the silver in both Boulder and Combined in the Youth World Championship.

Is it not time to step up the game to 8B+ with such grade pyramid?
I was only there for the weekend, I’m psyched that I was able to try lots of fun climbs and I can’t wait to return! I am pretty busy with school so I don’t really want a long term project right now.

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