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Michaela Kiersch - Golden Ticket 8c+, 94 kb

22 year-old US climber Michaela Kiersch recently climbed Golden Ticket (5.14c/8c+) at the Chocolate Factory, 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. [ full story ]

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