Mind Control, 8c+, by Nina Caprezby Björn Pohl - UKC Feb/2012
This news story has been read 5,161 times
Hot on the heels of Daila Ojeda, Nina Caprez, from Switzerland, has become the second woman to repeat Chris Sharma's Mind control, 8c+, at Oliana, Catalunya, Spain.
I talked to Pierre Délas (Kairn), who, at the same time talked to Nina.
She said that it's very long and technical and that she needed only six attempts to succeed.
Here's the break down: a 7c, then a sequence of 15 very technical moves which was the crux for Nina, and then a, for her, easier top with short cruxes with rests between.
For Nina, the hardest was to keep the focus and not make any mistake on the long crux.Nina Caprez has an almost ridiculous number of sponsors, some of which are: Petzl, Five Ten, Julbo, Arc'teryx, Beal and prAna
Shawn Raboutou, 18, has repeated Monkey wedding and Spray of light, both ~8C, in Rocklands. Rumours have been... Read more
Adam Ondra is now back in Flatanger where he intends to work some of his remaining projects. On his way there he made a couple of... Read more
Nina Caprez has, together with her boyfriend, repeated the rarely free climbed 900m route Divine Providence on the Grand... Read more
In April this year, Piotrek Schab, 19, repeated Chris Sharma's Papichulo at Oliana in Catalunya for his first of the... Read more