3 8A's in a day by Katha Sauerwein and moreby Björn Pohl - UKC Feb/2012
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Martin Keller reports the action from Hueco where strong multi national crew is currently tearing it up.
You can read all about it on his excellent blog, so I'll only pick the cherries off the cake so to speak.
In one single day, Katharina Sauerwein managed to do no less than three 8A's, Sunshine, Mo mojo and Le Chnikel. It would seem climbing highballs with only two pads makes you not only mentally strong!
Switzerland's Remo Sommer has, in two days, flashed two 8A+'s, Rumble in the jungle and The flame and two 8A's, Liane and Le Chnikel. he also made a quick ascent of the rarely repeated one move wonder Li, 8B.
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