First round, first minute goes down, and more!by Björn Pohl - UKC Apr/2011
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Today I'm super busy with organising the Tierra Boulder Battle (Live tonight), meaning I don't have much time for posting news, but some pretty remarkable ascents have been made.
Chris Sharma has made the FA of his well known First round, first minute-project in the Laboratory sector at Margalef. I'll try to get in touch with the man for his comments as soon as I can (If you read this Chris, you've got my email;)
Meanwhile at Magic wood/Averstal, Switzerland, Daniel Woods has made the 3rd ascents of two of the area's testpieces, Paul Robinson's Ill Trill (2nd ascent by Micky Page?) and Chris Sharma's Practice of the wild (2nd ascent by Ty Landman). For the former he suggests "hard 8B+" and for the latter "8C". On Practice..., he used Ty's beta, where you take a small gaston before going for the big jug, as opposed to chris', which is an all points off dyno.
More to come...
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