Alexander Megos on Pure Imagination, 8c+, Red River Gorge
Björn Pohl - UKC, Nov 2012
© Peter Würth
Alexander Megos, the 19 year old German who made the world's first 9a onsight, has struck again, making the quickest ever repeat of La Rambla, 9a+, at Siurana, Spain.
Strengthened by his recent success, and what must be excellent beta from his friend Felix Neumärker, Alex first tried to flash the route. Apparently he came very close, falling just a couple of moves from the top! Then, he swiftly dispatched it on his next try...
Source: Dani Fuertes
Maybe it's about time he tried something hard...
I think it's also about time we had a little chat with the man. Watch this space.
Alex Megos is sponsored by DMM