FRI NIGHT VID: Adam Ondra: Balkans Road Trip

Our Friday Night Video this week follows Adam Ondra on a road trip through the Balkans. From establishing a beautiful 9a+ in Bosnia to a first go attempt at Croatia's formidable 8c multi-pitch Spomin, Ondra's recent trip was very significant for the climbing in those areas. He has left a trail of hard first ascents and even harder projects in his wake...

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Adam started climbing at about the same time he learned to walk. He hasn't stopped ever since.

When 8 years old, Adam onsighted routes graded 7b+ (5.12c). At age 13 he climbed his first 9a (5.14d).


Adam's Athlete Page 77 posts 22 videos

1 Mar

The quote in the video "People are super friendly, almost nobody climbs and there are just tons of rock. Definitely not the last time I'm here" sums it up nicely.

Good to see the Balkans getting some more (awesome) climbing recognition!

Love the thought of a pumped jaw from power screaming. Properly inspiring stuff

2 Mar

Pumped forearms or biceps apparently not a problem.

I've always wondered how much better a climber I would have been if I had learned to scream like that!

7 Mar

Great movie. Really inspiring. Perfect balance of climbing, people, local interest.

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