/ NEWS: Midtbø repeats Neanderthal, 9b

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UKC News - on 11 Feb 2014
Magnus on Ali-Hulk extension sit, 4 kbAfter a long fight over several rounds, Magnus Midtbø has finally managed to make the second ascent of Chris Sharma's Neanderthal, 9b, in the Santa Linya cave.
This was Magnus' second of the grade, the first being the radically different Ali-Hulk sit start extension in the Ali-Baba cave at...

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simon rawlinson - on 11 Feb 2014
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Great vid! Maybe shot on a drone? Really gives this crag scale
Fiend - on 12 Feb 2014
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http://www.vimeo.com/69255327 - link with normal vimeo controls as the embedded version isn't showing them in IE9 / FF
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Just make it fullscreen and the controls are there.
Olaf Prot - on 12 Feb 2014
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Ah, good to see us Norwegians out crushing!

Weirdly this doesn't look *that* hard (hey, I'm sure it is!)...looks more like a 7b+ with those big holds (or maybe he has really small hands??!)

OP
colin8ll on 12 Feb 2014
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Well done UKC. Excellent journalism as always.
pawelx - on 13 Feb 2014
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The sarcastic comment just isn't right. News sites with much larger budgets also make similar mistakes. I don't think this sort of thing is happening excessively at UKC.
johncoxmysteriously - on 13 Feb 2014
In reply to pawelx:

Agreed. It's wonderful the expectations some posters have of free content.

jcm
Adam Lincoln - on 13 Feb 2014
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> Well done UKC. Excellent journalism as always.

What you mean by getting it wrong that he had actually done it? ;-)

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