Keyword: Will Bosi
Six years after the first ascent by Nalle Hukkataival, Will Bosi succeeds in repeating Burden of Dreams (9A) in Lappnor, Finland. In the video you can look over the shoulder of the strong Scotsman on his way to the world's toughest boulder.
At the end of last year, Will Bosi managed the third ascent of the 9A boulder Alphane near Chironico. Now the Scot has released the video of his inspection. The Ticino classics Vecchio Leone (8B, flash) and Forgotten Gem (8C) can also be seen in the video.
Will Bosi was one of the UK's top competitive climbers before he left the competitive circuit to concentrate fully on rock climbing. The latest film from Band of Birds traces Will Bosi's impressive journey to becoming one of the strongest all-round climbers of his generation.
Will Bosi's secures first repeat of Burden of Dreams (9A) in Finnish Lappnor. A significant ascent, considering that the first 9A boulder in the world since the first ascent by Nalle Hukkataival in 2016 has flashed the Who's Who of the international bouldering elite.
In the race for the first iteration of Burden of Dreams (9A), all stops are pulled out: 3D scans, faithful replicas, pulleys for relief. Is this the future for advancing the sport of climbing? Or do replicas rob climbing of its soul? We spoke to the most important protagonists.
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