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Marc Le Menestrel making the second? ascent of Just Do It (8c), Smith Rock, Oregon.
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Route: Just Do It (5.14c )
Camera used: Pentax ME Super
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one of the best sport climbers ever
IOAN D - 28/May/07
My ultimate climbing hero. So far ahead of his time - along with his brother. I always got the impression he was a little bit stronger!
seagull - 23/Jul/07
Yeah apparently Marc was the stronger one and Antoine supposedly had better technique - not that you couild really fault Marc's technique. I watched Antoine attempting the FA of La Rose one evening way back at Buoux and its a memory that's inspired me ever since. Climbed with Marc at Smith a bit. Apart from a great climber he is also a really nice guy with a great sense of humour and very charismatic. It was hilarious watching him charm his way out of a speeding ticket on a trip to Bend one day. He was telling the cop how nice the police in America were in his french accent. A french version of Jerry Moffatt I'd say.
stp - 25/Jul/07
Classic photo. Amazing climber. Such a shame his test piece problem L'Alcheimist in Font was vandalised.
Jeff25 - 27/Aug/09
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