Shawn Raboutou & Nalle Hukkataival repeat Khoikhoi, ~8C

by Björn Pohl - UKC 11/Aug/2017
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Nalle Hukkataival spotted by Shawn Raboutou on Khoikhoi, ~8C, Weighbridge, South Africa, 164 kbNalle Hukkataival spotted by Shawn Raboutou on Khoikhoi, ~8C, Weighbridge, South Africa
© Arjan De Kock
Shawn Raboutou and Nalle Hukkataival have both repeated Jimmy Webb's Khoikhoi at Weighbridge in Du Toit's kloof, South Africa, for the 2nd and 3rd ascent.

Jimmy originally suggested ~8B+, but Shawn and Nalle thought an upgrade to ~8C was warranted. Not that surprising as the style of the problem, compression on "barely there slopers", is Jimmy's #1 strength.

Both Nalle and Shawn are also considerably shorter than Jimmy, and height, or lack thereof, could definitely be a factor as well.

Arjan De Kock, who was there with them and also took the photo, commented:

Well dang that was inspiring Shawn Raboutou and Nalle Hukkataival double takedown!!! Pity I wasn't in fighting shape for a triple takedown of Khoi Khoi, the notorious Jimmy Webb, 8C/V15!! Jip the boys gave it a upgrade!

Nalle Hukkataival is sponsored by: Black Diamond and La Sportiva

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