8c by 11 year old completes a remarkable series of ascents
4th January, 2005
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Adam Ondra, the amazing 11 year old Czech climber, has broken another record by becoming the youngest person to have ever climbed an 8c. The route is called Mascherina and can be found in the Grotta dell Aeronauta. This completes a remarkable sequence of ascents made over the last 12 months. In March he onsighted 2 8a+'s in France; in April he onsighted some more 8a+'s and did an 8b; in June he became the youngest person to climb 8b+ and now he has added an 8c to the list. Adam is currently rated 10th in the 8a.nu rankings. Who knows what will happen when he starts developing some real muscles as a teenager!