Two 8c's 2nd go by Laura Rogora (19)


Monday, 18 May

Laura Rogora, qualified for the Olympics, reports on Insta that she has done two 8c's second go, Riflessi and Terra Piatta in Arco. Alfredo Webber She did her first 9a in 2015, at age 14, and the same year she won her first Euro Cup. In total, the 153 cm tall has now done 9 routes graded 8c+/9a or harder which is most out of all females. Last year she won both Lead and Boulder in the Youth World Championship. Laura has moved to Trento together with her sister and during the five weeks, she was not able to do a single climbing move. Instead, she could only do pullups and abs. The only way to work the endurance was to do pull-ups with eight seconds lock off, "until you die". The maximum was ten pull-ups for 80 seconds on a small edge. In total she did train like 15 hours a week.

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