VIDEO: Adam Ondra - Illusionist, 9a, Flatangerby Björn Pohl - UKC Sep/2014
This news story has been read 5,232 times
From Petr Pavlicek comes this short movie featuring Adam Ondra bolting and making the first ascent of Illusionist, 9a, at Flatanger, Norway.
Bit of a spoiler maybe, but yeah, he climbs it in the end after quite a struggle. There's quite obviously a huge difference between the kind of 9a's Adam is able to onsight and this, very bouldery kind which I suspect no one will be able to onsight in the foreseeable future, whatever that means.
Flatanger looks like a nice place to spend a climbing vacation, whether you're Adam Ondra or not. This is probably a good thing for the tourism business in the area as I don't think Adam is the big spender type of guy.
Recently he won the World Bouldering championships in Munich and soon he'll try to do the same at the Lead Championships in Gijon.
This week's Friday Night Video will please both climbers and mountain bikers. It's a quirky fusion of both activities which will... Read more
UKC Assistant Editor Natalie Berry has hit the mainstream press today following the release of the Hot Aches Productions film... Read more
Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of C.R.S., 9b, at Mollans, a project that was bolted by Seb Bouin. Adam needed only three... Read more
Ethan Pringle and Dave Graham have made the 5th and 6th ascent of Adam Ondra's Thor's hammer, 9a+, in the Hanshelleren... Read more