Keyword: biography

This young Frenchman is pushing hard

He's young, he's strong and he climbs whatever stands in his way: French whiz kid Tanguy Merard.

Matty Hong climbs Sharma test piece biography (9a +)

The American Matty Hong repeats Biography in Ceüse, the first sport climbing route with a difficulty level of 9a+. It was drilled in 1989 by Jean-Christophe Lafaille. The American Chris Sharma managed a first free ascent in 2001.

Video: Margo Hayes inspecting biography (9a +)

Margo Hayes was the first woman to climb the Biographie (9a +) sport climbing route in Céüse, France. Reel Rock is now releasing a short film about the inspection of the then 19-year-olds.

Sébastien Bouin on biography - the first 9a + route in the world

The French top climber Sébastien Bouin visits historically significant climbing areas and routes as part of his video series Vintage Rock Tour. For the latest edition, he went to Céüse and tackled the Biographie route (9a +)

Jernej Kruder in Three degrees of separation - Céüse

At the beginning of the year, Slovenian Jernej Kruder won a gold medal at an IFSC World Cup for the first time in his career. Jernej's recipe: He climbs as much as possible...

Piotr Schab succeeds 8c (Baby Boy) first ascent onsight - and more

Piotr Schab trundled from climbing area to climbing area for two months this summer and made short work of difficult routes. For example with the...

Margo Hayes climbs biography again 9a +

Yesterday, Margo Hayes climbed the route Biography (9a +) in Céüse, France, which was first climbed by Chris Sharma. A little over half a year ago, the American wrote...

Alex Megos climbs Jungle Boogie in Ceüse

With the cadence of Alexander Megos, almost 50 percent of our reports are about the German athlete. Today Alex announces the successful ascent of the Ceüse classic Jungle...