/ THE LOWDOWN: VIDEO: Insomnio, second 8C from Nacho Sanchez

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Björn Pohl - UKC - on 04 Apr 2012
Nacho Sánchez on Insomnio, 8C, Crevillente, Spain, 3 kbNacho Sánchez, who recently placed 2nd after Guillaume Glairon-Mondet in the Tierra Boulder Battle in Stockholm, beating Nalle Hukkataival into 3rd spot, has made his 2nd 8C first ascent, Insomnio in the Cova de la Gota at Crevillente, Spain.
According to Nacho, the meat of the problem is the...

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JH74 - on 05 Apr 2012
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

Amazing considering how weak he looks and how timid his training is!
Dave 88 - on 05 Apr 2012
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I'm not really into bouldering, especially watching it, but this was really cool. My finger tips hurt just watching. I liked the close ups of the holds, gave a much better perspective of the difficulty.
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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> (In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC)
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> Amazing considering how weak he looks and how timid his training is!

Yeah, i was thinking the same. He's weak as a kitten and his training routine looks like my warm up...
Karl Wooffindin - on 05 Apr 2012
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

He used to climb down the works a lot. I wouldn't describe him as weak :)
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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I also lap v15's as a warm-down after climbing.
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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...and wear all those bar-weights when onsighting E10's to make them interesting
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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...while wearing boxing gloves and roller skates.
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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...using a 16gauge chain for a rope
Mr Lopez - on 05 Apr 2012
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...tied round my...
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johncoxmysteriously - on 05 Apr 2012
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:

Sheesh.

Someone update me - 8c is still hard, right?

jcm

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