/ THE LOWDOWN: Ondra at Malham, the photos

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Björn Pohl - UKC - on 20 May 2011
Steve McClure and Adam Ondra at Malham, 4 kbVojtcj Vrzba, the photographer who travels with Adam Ondra, has sent us a bunch of high class photos from Adam's Malham rampage:
As you already know, Adam also sent Rainshadow (3rd try!!!)
Then, there were a few early morning tries on Hubble at Raven Tor. He passed the first crux twice but fell...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=62293
alan_davies - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC: A Bruce Lee Onsighting Top....? Genius.......
witnessthis - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC: Great shots,hopefuly will raise the profile of these rts that Steve M climbed in the last few years.
shark - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

Cool. My favourite is the 12th where he is shaking out.
Duncan Campbell - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC: beast!
chris j on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC: Nice, liking the third on for the perspective.
R8JimBob88 - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

Is me of does it look like his hands and forarms belong to that of a supersized gorilla?
Bulls Crack - on 20 May 2011
In reply to R8JimBob88:

Is that Malcolm Smith in the 4th?
richardh - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

The photos make it look like at least he's trying on this one, some decent gurning and straining; the video of Chilam Balam that I saw him on the other week, he made look like a relative path, sure, he put in some effort, but there didn't seem to be much evidence of struggle.

just massively impressive all round, another league.

mr mills - on 20 May 2011
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

Amazing photography of one of the, or the best sport climber on the planet.
jh_oneill - on 21 May 2011
In reply to R8JimBob88:

I was standing right next to him at Mello a couple of weeks back. I can confirm he has massive forearms and dishes for hands relative to his size. It's cheating really. What's particularly impressive is that he got up and spoke to a room of a hundred people at 18 years in his second language. He's an amazing ambassador for the sport...

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