The Belgian Simon Lorenzi climbs the 8c boulder La Force Tranquille in just five sessions - and this in the worst possible conditions.
Switzerland has not been blessed with the most beautiful weather for days. Regular violent thunderstorms keep the blocks wet. But that can be Simon Lorenzi don't stop who im currently Magic Wood is. Together with his friends, he dries the block with the line La Force Tranquillewhat the guys manage with a few handles. Only the flat exit of the boulder was still wet.
On the third attempt of the day in question, Simon stood on the block, after a rather shaky exit on wet handles and kicks.
The boulder La Force Tranquille is located on the back of the Darkness-Cave in the Swiss bouldering area Magic Wood. The line was first walked by the American Daniel Woods 2011. Since then, he has been supported by, among others Nalle Hukkataival, Jakob Schubert and Giuliano Cameroni .
Daniel Woods on the first ascent of La Force Tranquille
8c not enough for a successful bouldering day ??
After the ascent of La Force Tranquille, the young Belgian seemed to be inspired by the success. Because he moved directly to the Bruno Block and also climbed Never Ending Story (8b +) rounded off the day with Nothing Changes (8a).
Simon Lorenzi during the ascent of La Force Tranquille (8c)
That might interest you
- Nico Pelorson devalues 9a-Boulder Soudain Seul
- 9a-Boulder Soudain Seul: Simon Lorenzi reveals his tricks
- Daniel Woods bouldering Return of the Sleepwalker (9a / V17) - video
Do you like our climbing magazine? When we launched LACRUX, we decided not to introduce a payment barrier. It will stay that way, because we want to provide as many like-minded people with news from the climbing scene.
In order to be more independent of advertising revenue in the future and to provide you with even more and better content, we need your support.
Therefore: Help and support our magazine with a small contribution. Naturally you benefit multiple times. How? You will find out ..
+ + +
Credits: Cover picture Simon Lorenzi