VIDEO - Michaela Kiersch and The Golden Ticket 8c+

© Andy Wickstrom

22 year-old US climber Michaela Kiersch recently climbed The Golden Ticket (5.14c) (5.14c/8c+) at  The Chocolate Factory (RRG), Red River Gorge, Kentucky - her third route of the grade. A successful competition climber, coach and full-time student, in this video Michaela talks about finding balance and achieving a career best.

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17 Jan, 2017
Fabulous, really enjoyed that.
17 Jan, 2017
Goes to show that a lot of the excuses we all come up with are just that.
17 Jan, 2017
Brilliant. Great to watch such dedication.
18 Jan, 2017
Really really great to watch! Crazy dedication with an unknown outcome - inspiring stuff!
18 Jan, 2017
I found this really inspiring, it's really impressive that she got stuck into a route with one of those lowest of low percentage all points off dyno to a slot and that wasn't even the crux. Adam Ondra onsighted this! and he does the dyno move almost statically. Does anyone know the reason that he skipped the clip before the crux making a monster run-out
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