A day with Ondra in Fontby Björn Pohl - UKC Dec/2011
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The other day, Pierre Délas from Kairn had the privilege of tagging along with Adam Ondra and his film crew for a day in Fontainebleau.
Pierre, who is used to watching very strong climbers in Font, describes the experience as "more than magic" and "unreal".
Two things stand out he says:
The second thing is the speed at which he is adapting to the style. Climbing in Font is very technical and you must learn a lot before being able to perform, but he has a very good feeling here after just four days of climbing.
In the article, Adam says he honestly feels that Gecko assis is closer to 8B than 8B+, but given that 100% of the repeaters on Bleau.info think it's 8B+, I guess that could have more to do with Adam being stronger than ever before than anything else.
Pierre's full length article, in French, can be found here.