/ NEW ARTICLE: VIDEO: A Bad Day for Adam Ondra!
Adam is training for an upcoming World Cup competition by trying to onsight very hard routes.
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At around 7:06 we see Dolby Surround to Adam's lower left. Is that insitu?
yeah it's called marking the start of the climb.....something you Brits won't get.....and looks like it was done in the best possible taste!
I noticed that too and was wondering the same thing. So corporate sponsors are now tagging routes then - I'd discussed the possibility of this happening with some friends a while back, but didn't really expect it to be quite so blatant.
Competition climbing is getting so big that 'proper' climbing is now just training for the competition.
excellent video. so he is human after all!
> excellent video. so he is human after all!
i love the bit where he says "I am an idiot"
maybe just a tad hard on himself.
oh and if anyone really thinks the Dolby corporation has an interest in an obscure piece of rock somewhere in Austria they are clearly deluded.
He really looks like Sue Pollard.
hmmm. Mitsubishi were.
> hmmm. Mitsubishi were.
What - deluded, or interested in an obscure piece of rock called Dolby Surround in Austria? :-)
Don't believe the hype...
He can't climb wet 8b+ - he's clearly not newsworthy!
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