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Woods & Graham make repeats at Flatanger

Daniel Woods on Thor's hammer, 9a+, Flatanger, Norway., 207 kb
Daniel Woods on Thor's hammer, 9a+, Flatanger, Norway.
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Daniel Woods has made the 4th ascent of Adam Ondra's Thor's hammer, 9a+, and Dave Graham made the 2nd ascent of The Illusionist, 9a, both in the Hanshelleren cave at Flatanger, Norway.

Daniel is, not entirely without good reasons, best known as a boulderer, but this hasn't stopped him from climbing several routes in the 9a-9a+ range. Clocking in around 60 meters, Thor's hammer is hardly what you'd call a boulderer's route, which makes Daniel's ascent all the more imoressive.

As it turns out, not only Daniel had a good day in the cave.

Dave Graham on fb: Well I sure didn't expect much when we started warming up yesterday, most of the crag was saturated with humidity, I was still feelin pretty sore and haggard from the last session, but then my dawg @dawoods89 made a super inspiring ascent of the beast rig Thors Hammer [9a+] which got the crew all fired up, so I decided to give my secondary proj a proper send burn for the hell of it, and boom, made the 2nd ascent of The Illusionist [9a] !!

 

Daniel Woods is sponsored by: Gnarly nutrition, La Sportiva, Organic Climbing, Petzl, Sanuk and The North Face

David Graham is sponsored by: , Climbskin, Five Ten, Friction Labs, Gnarly nutrition and Walltopia



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