11-year-old Théo Blass scores Super Samson (8c)

Théo Blass climbs an 8c sport climbing route for the third time. After eight sessions on the Super Samson route, he got the red point ascent.

The young French climber Theo pale started climbing at the age of seven and scored his first 7c a year later. Since then, his performance curve has been steadily rising steeply. At the age of 10, in 2020, Théo wrote climbing history. As the youngest he climbed an 8c climbing route (LACRUX reported).

Third 8c route of his career

In January of the current year Théo scored with Guère d'usure already 8c again and then started configuring Great Samson in the climbing area Claret, France. After around eight sessions, he now cracked this route as well.

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