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VIDEO: Alex Megos on three Swiss 9a's

This short film shows Alex Megos on somewhat of a rampage. He heads to some of Switzerland's top sport climbing venues; Voralpsee, Tüfleten and Val Bavona, where he has ten days of climbing without rest, managing three 9a's and seven other routes of 8b+ or above.

The routes Alex climbs include Beat Kammerlander's Speed, to which Alex adds an extension and Dave Graham's magnificent, but rarely repeated Coup de Grâce.


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It's certainly extremely impressive though not sure it represents a new level. Earlier in the year Adam Ondra climbed 6 grade 9 routes in 4 days. Even more impressive was the fact they weren't all 'mere' 9a's either....
Actually i quite like this, it made me laugh, great to watch, so funny, but Alex, u might as well go a few steps more.... Please can we have a little burp on a balence move, with a caption bubble from your mouth "red...
Hi Gordon. My 2 cents worth is that as a climbing video it was poor because the climbing sequences were short and cut. I wanted to see the skilful devil climbing and couldn't. It seemed to me Red Bull wanted to make a...
It's like Buckie without the alcohol content. Hence it's usually sold in clubs as a vodka mixer (not classy to drink Buckie indoors). There's a thought for a climbing soonsor...BUCKFAST!!!! Dumby Dave, are you reading...
Looks like lots of folks seriously got their knickers in a twist here, when all we saw as a short video clip with an impressive tick list, with no more advertising than we see every day on TV, bill boards... When I...
That is true. But it's also almost a truism that the better the editing the less aware of the editing one is, and conversely one probably becomes more aware of the strengths or weaknesses of the cinematography i.e the...

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