Adam Ondra didn't waste much time in the Yosemite valley before he jumped on the Dawn wall and began putting up a fixed line. I guess he was super keen to see for himself what all the fuss was about and if it could really be as difficult as the numbers suggest.
In reply to davidbeynon: Oh David, it might be boring but it's assuredly irony (not least because although my comment got 7 dislikes and you've taken it upon yourself to moan, I'm currently the only person to have Liked the OP); "the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite."
'Dawn Wall' and on-sighting 'The Nose' in one trip and from a team where they perhaps don't actually know what they're doing some of the time with jumars, etc.
Excellent stuff and if they pull it off, must surely rank as one of the most audacious, outstanding and amazing rock climbing feats/trips of all time!
Did I say you were unaware? I said your joke is unironic. Saying what's he done on grit is at best a joke. It's definitely not irony as comprehensively explained by the aforementioned Ed Byrne in any of his many monologues about the topic.
In reply to Shani: Um, you might want to check who posted that link. And as someone else has posted, we're in danger of requiring a love in here. As much as I'd love to snuggle up, I suspect you won't enjoy being nuzzled by my abrasive beard.