/ NEWS: Jenny Woodward Gets In The Groove

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UKC News - on 23 Jul 2009
[Malham Cove, home of The Groove F8a+, 3 kb]

On Saturday 18th July Jenny Woodward successfully red-pointed the classic Malham F8a+ sport climb, The Groove and in doing so has completed a trio of ascents known locally as the "Yorkshire Triple Crown." Jenny is the first female climber to have successfully red-pointed all three routes.



Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=48428
Tyler - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Must be time for a thread asking "How many women have climbed 8a+ in the UK?". If my mental arithmetic is correct it's stll a surprisingly small number and another statistical oddity is that all the ones who have have done several.
Nige M - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Jenny: Well done on completing the Big Three. Fantastic effort.

Tyler: Sorry I've been out of touch - just about to make my [la(te)st] comeback, so will be in touch shortly. Now Yorkshire (Almscliff) based.
Archangel - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News: Congratulations Jenny, good effort.
Archangel - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to Nige M: Hey Nige whereabouts is Almscliffe based?
minimike - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to Tyler:

and how many have climbed 3, and had a baby in between?!! Effort.
In reply to minimike: surely not while on route?

Well done Jenny
climbingpixie - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Awesome effort on the Triple Crown! We were lucky enough to see Jenny's redpoint of The Groove on Saturday and it was brilliant, really inspiring stuff.
The Pylon King on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:


Sport climbing news is so dull
Adam Lincoln - on 23 Jul 2009
In reply to The Pylon King:
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Then don't read it. Nice one Jenny. What next?

TimS on 23 Jul 2009 - 69.15.95.98 whois?
In reply to UKC News: Go Jenny!
Rich Kirby - on 24 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Go gal!

Predatorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Craig Smith on 24 Jul 2009 - client-82-25-180-37.brnt.adsl.virgin.net
In reply to UKC News:

Nice one Jenny. About time! I mean is having a baby an excuse? ; )
Let me guess, Predator next?

What some young turk needs to do now is do all three in a day....on sight.

Cheers,

Craig

north country boy - on 24 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News: Great Effort Jenny!

All three in a day, onsight/flash or RP is still up for grabs for someone.....
Adam Lincoln - on 24 Jul 2009
In reply to north country boy:
> (In reply to UKC News) Great Effort Jenny!
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> All three in a day, onsight/flash or RP is still up for grabs for someone.....

And running between them.

The Pylon King on 24 Jul 2009
In reply to Adam Lincoln:
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I didnt. When i saw the title i thought it was referring to The Groove at Cratcliffe. Now that would be interesting.
Steve Crowe - on 28 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Well done Jenny, fantastic effort.

I have put a selection of photos here:
http://www.climbonline.co.uk/news.htm

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