First 8B+ in Latin America

by Björn Pohl - UKC Apr/2009
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A few days ago, Argentinian Danilo Pereyra became the first Latin American to climb a 9a, and now, Leandro Pardal and, 20 minutes later, Andre "Bele" Berezovski, have climbed O Dia Santo possibly the first 8B+ on Latin American soil at São Bento, a couple of hours drive from São Paolo, Brazil. The steep problems links an 8A start sequence into an 8A+ second part. Source
Photo: Leandro Pardal on 'O Dia Santo', 8B+, by Eliseu Frechou

More photos here and here.
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