Keyword: Chris Sharma
In the spring of this year, Chris Sharma made climbing history once again when he freed a new kingline in Siurana. With Sleeping Lion (9b+)...
Next Level Psicobloc: Chris Sharma makes the first ascent of Black Pearl, the most difficult deep water solo route in the world to date.
Matty Hong completes the first repetition of the difficult and high DWS route Big Fish (8c+/9a) in Mallorca.
The Austrian professional climber Jakob Schubert climbs one of the most impressive deep water solo lines in the world.
Mallorca is the ultimate DWS spot. The potential for new rock ledges and routes seems almost unfathomable. Last summer, Spaniard by choice Chris Sharma set out expedition-style to explore new spots. Now there's the video for his kayak adventure.
Almost exactly ten years after he was able to climb his first 9b+ route with La Dura Dura, Chris Sharma strikes again: In Siurana he manages the first ascent of Sleeping Lion (9b+). With this new King-Line, the 41-year-old American puts the icing on the cake of his long climbing career.
At the end of July, Alexander Megos made the first ascent of Ratstaman Vibrations (9b). Now there's the video for it. Since this success in Ceüse, the German professional climber has been unstoppable. In October in Margalef he scored 14 routes between 8c and 9b within three weeks.
Seb Bouin repeats the endurance hammer Jumbo Love (9b). The line that Chris Sharma climbed for the first time in 2008 is not only the world's first confirmed 9b route, but also the most difficult sport climbing route in the USA at the time.
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