/ NEWS: Chris Sharma starts the autumn season with two ~9a's

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UKC News - on 17 Oct 2012
Chris Sharma on La Tierra Negra, 9a/+, Margalef, Spain, 3 kbChris Sharma has started the autumn season in a very impressive way by climbing La Tierra Negra, 9a/9a,+ and La Nevera Severa, 8c+/9a.
Here is what he says about it:

So this route in Margalef "La Tierra Negra" is a line I bolted a couple of years ago just to the right of "Era Vella". It's super...

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edinburgh_man on 17 Oct 2012
In reply to UKC News:

La Nevera Severa looks steeper than "dead vertical" to me.

I guess it's probably feels vertical relative to what he's used to!
owensum - on 17 Oct 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Chris has obviously spent so much time on overhanging rock that his sense of balance has been altered. Do you think that when he's walking on a gentle slope uphill it feels like it's flat?

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