17 year old Charlotte Durif onsights F8b+

Charlotte Durif has onsighted Leon F8b+ at Les Concluses. Charlotte is 17 years old and has onsighted seven 8b's and thirty two 8a+'s. Charlotte, who hails from Chalon sur Saône, in the Burgundy region of France, was European Champion in 2006. She began climbing aged 9 at an indoor wall after her father had initially introduced her to climbing in the mountains.

Read an interview with Charlotte (then aged 15) on the site.

Video of Charlotte climbing Putain Putain F8b+ (a route that she nearly onsighted aged 14)

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26 Mar, 2008
wow....great effort!
26 Mar, 2008
Simply incredible. I'm getting pretty annoyed about kids climbing stuff I could only dream of!
26 Mar, 2008
and sorry to say but i think this illustrates the gulf in standards between "kids" in the UK compared to the rest of europe. or maybe the grades are softer over there ;o
26 Mar, 2008
Or maybe it doesn't rain quite so often. 32 8a+ could take a lifetime in blighty
26 Mar, 2008
Very impressive! :) However, the editor of that clip should be shot! Was there any need to reuse music from a 80s porn flic?? I don't think we can let them off just because their French, either. J
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