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Ondra - 2 Font 8B Flashes In A Day

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Adam Ondra has flashed two Font 8B boulder problems in a single day at the South African bouldering area of Rocklands.

"Adam had successfully flashed The Vice, 8B and Armed Response, 8B. This is perhaps the first time that someone has successfully flashed 2 8B's in one day! Just to prove what a superb climber he really is he then went and flashed Out of Balance 8A, Pendragon 8A and Oral Office 8A+."

Commented Jon Reading on the Planetfear website.

Full report: - Planetfear.com


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Adam started climbing at about the same time he learned to walk. He hasn't stopped ever since.

When 8 years old, Adam onsighted routes graded 7b+ (5.12c). At age 13 he climbed his first 9a (5.14d).

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3 Aug, 2009
unbelievable! anyone know if these grades are confirmed? if so then it's pretty astonishing for someone who puts most of his time into doing routes. amazing stuff.
3 Aug, 2009
Has he been to grit yet? ;-)
3 Aug, 2009
He spends most of time at school! What will he be like when he starts climbing full time?
Astounding. I think we're starting to really see the potential of the next generation of talented and hard-working young climbers come through. Very inspiring for an old man!
3 Aug, 2009
mind blowing to say the least, i actually find it hard to believe - though i know it's true
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