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Bleagle, 8B+, FA by P-Rob

© Alex Kahn

Sorry there haven't been any news for a week or so. Vacation it's called. But now I'm back at the office and psyched to get up to speed and get some serious work done.

So, anyway... what's been up?

Paul Robinson has made the FA of the broken Black eagle, a problem Fred Nicole put up at the dawn of the 21st century at Rocklands, South Africa. Fred also did the sit down start, 8C, before some of the holds broke. Since then, no one has been able to do it. Until now that is.

Paul feels the new problem, Bleagle, weighs in at hard 8B+, and that the sit, when completed, will be at least 8C. The question now, is which will come first, the FA of Bleagle sit or the first repeat of Monkey wedding, 8C.

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Paul Robinson on Bleagle, 8B+
© Alex Kahn

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25 Jul, 2010
Why change the name? Have some respect.
25 Jul, 2010
Not exactly an uncommon practice, and I doubt if Nicole will be bothered. To Bjorn - Where is it?
26 Jul, 2010
I geuss since the holds broke its a different challenge and a harder problem.
26 Jul, 2010
I think it's cos it's now an abbreviated version of the original, so the name of (the new version of) the problem has been similarly abbreviated. I think what he's done with the name is fine tbh. It does still pay respect to the original.
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