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NEWS: Steve McClure Repeats Gresham's Olympiad (E10 6c/8b DWS)

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 UKC News 01 Jun 2021

Steve McClure has made the second ascent of Neil Gresham's Olympiad at Skrinkle Haven, Pembroke. Neil climbed the route in 2012 as an 8b deep water solo, but Steve opted to place gear for a grade of E10 6c.

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 John2 01 Jun 2021
In reply to UKC News:

What's the point bothering with the boat when he knows he's probably going to fall in several times anyway?

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 tjdodd 01 Jun 2021
In reply to John2:

Because who doesn't want to see a grown man in a child's inflatable boat

In reply to tjdodd:

Someone here rowed the 24-odd miles around the island in one at the weekend.

https://guernseypress.com/news/2021/06/01/round-island-row-raises-more-than-3k/

 Michael Gordon 01 Jun 2021
In reply to UKC News:

An excellent account. Great to have this repeated and suggested as the hardest piece of rock climbing in Pembroke! Well done Neil (and Steve)

 Kemics 01 Jun 2021
In reply to UKC News:

Great read. I can also see the F grades for faff really catching on. 

 simes303 04 Jun 2021
In reply to tjdodd:

> Because who doesn't want to see a grown man in a child's inflatable boat

I agree. Me and four friends paddled the River Don from Sheffield city centre to Goole in kid's boats that we bought from eBay for £12, and that weren't big enough to get our whole bodies into. Loads of fun.

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