Keyword: Chris Sharma

Seb Bouin climbs Jumbo Love (9b) at Clark Mountain

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.

Alexander Megos releases old Chris Sharma project Ratstaman Vibrations in Ceüse

The German climbing pro Alexander Megos causes a stir with another extreme first ascent in the climbing Mecca Ceüse: Ratstaman Vibrations. Drilled in 2012 by Chris Sharma in the Face de Rat sector, the line has been attempted by numerous top climbers and traded as a potential 9c. Megos keeps quiet about the level of difficulty and speaks of one of the best routes in the 9b range.

Chris Sharma climbs 13c onsight again after 8 years

Shortly before his 41st birthday, Chris Sharma manages the onsight ascent of Route V for Vendetta (8c) in Siurana. The Spaniard's last onsight at this level was 13 years ago.

Jakob Schubert climbs DWS route Es Pontas | interview

The Austrian professional climber Jakob Schubert succeeds in ascent of the deep water soloing route Es Pontas on Mallorca. Just a few days after his success in Alasha.

Alex Honnold becomes father | Chris Sharma the climbing gym mogul

And again there is gossip from the climbing scene: The American climbing professional Alex Honnold, known for his spectacular free solo ascents, will soon be on the rock a little less often. Because he is going to be a father. Or will he soon become a climbing hall owner like his compatriot Chris Sharma? Sharma opened another climbing hall in Spain a few days ago and dominates the market. The Swiss Marco Müller is a little younger and perhaps therefore neither educational nor entrepreneurial. He is extremely active on the rock, scoring route after route in Gimmelwald. You can find this and other news of the week here.

When Chris Sharma was still climbing competitions - and was accused of doping

In 2001 the American Chris Sharma dominated the Bouldering World Cup in Munich. But the victory was revoked - because of cannabis consumption. Today, twenty years later, professional climbers consume carrots and insect meal. Our sport has become more professional. We take a look at the past and the present.

Es Pontas - Most spectacular deep water soloing route

This video shows Chris Sharma on the first ascent of the spectacular deep water soloing route Es Pontas on the coast of Mallorca.

Full-length climbing film Rampage online - free of charge

Reel Rock releases the old-school climbing film Rampage with Chris Sharma in full - and for free. More at www.lacrux.com

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