Practice of the wild, ~8C, by Martin Stráník

© Stráník coll.
Martin Stráník on Practice of the wild, ~8C, Magic Wood, Switzerland  © Stráník coll.
Martin Stráník on Practice of the wild, ~8C, Magic Wood, Switzerland
© Stráník coll.

Czech boulderer Martin Stráník has repeated Chris Sharma's Practice of the wild, ~8C, in Magic Wood/Averstal, Switzerland.

Today was a super day in Magic Wood, I managed to climb over my first 8 c and the Practice of the Wild!!!

Back in 2007, when he was only 17, Martin took a silver medal in the Bouldering World Championships at Aviles. He still competes in the World Cup but hasn't been able to repeat that kind of success yet.

Lately he has performed better and better on rock, so doing his first 8C seems logical at this time.

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