Two 8b flashes and 8b+ 2nd go by Matilda Söderlund [UPDATE]by Björn Pohl - UKC Dec/2011
This news story has been read 7,131 times
Matilda Söderlund from Stockholm, Sweden, who placed 2nd in her last ever junior competition, The European Youth Cup at Kranj a few weeks ago, has taken it to the rocks so to speak.
At Santa Linya in Cataluña, Spain, the 19 year old managed to flash Santa Linya and Ruta del sol, both 8b, as well as Air line, 8a.
Next year, the tall Swede will compete in the World Cup as well as The Tierra Boulder Battle. I'm sure she will do great!
UPDATE: As if two 8b flashes weren't enough, Matilda keeps delivering. Now she has made a 2nd go ascent of Rollito Sharma, 8b+, still at Santa Linya.
Matilda Söderlund is sponsored by: Marmot
Britain's Shauna Coxsey managed to secure a second win in a row at the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Kazo, Japan at the weekend, just... Read more
Said Belhaj has repeated Chris Sharma's Paoichulo, 9a+, at Oliana, in Catalunya. This was the Swedish climbers hardest route to... Read more
James McHaffie has added a new E9 6c - House of Talons - to Dinas Cromlech in the Llanberis Pass. The fact that a... Read more
Henning Wang a.k.a Madskillz media and his pet drone has followed Ruben Firnenburg, 19, through the process of working... Read more
Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Chris Sharma's Stoking the fire, 9b, in the Santa Linya cave, Catalunya. After... Read more