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[UPDATED] Three 8c onsight by Ondra

Adam Ondra celebrates 100 9a's and harder, 40 kb
Adam Ondra celebrates 100 9a's and harder
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Adam Ondra is currently in Catalunya where he is working Chris Sharma's Stoking the fire, 9b, and more.

As he would get bored only climbing on one route, he has been mixing it up a bit with some casual onsighting. The result:

Three 8c onsights, or perhaps one 8c+ and two 8c's depending on if you 1) want to call Gypsy blood 8c or 8c+ and 2) whether you think it's ok to give Adam the onsight even though he has done the first 8a part before.

On his 8a scorecard Adam himself doesn't call it an onsight, although at the same time he says it was, and that it could be 8c+.

I guess it's not such a big deal when you've done a billion 8c's and harder onsight already...

UPDATE: By Catalunya, I of course mean Squamish, Canada, where Adam already has made a repeat of Silent Menace, 8c+, the second hardest route in the area.
According to Sonnie Trotter, he needed only 10 minutes and 1,5 tries, whatever that means.

 

So, in conclusion: Even though Adam being able to be in two places at once would make certain things easier to comprehend, unfortunately I don't think that is the case.

Adam Ondra is sponsored by: Beal, Black Diamond, Entre-Prises, Hudy Sports, La Sportiva and Montura



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