The Swiss-based German climber David Firnenburg is celebrating Chris Sharma's first line of Practice of the Wild (8c) in Magic Wood.
David Firnenburg, who at the first competition of the World Cup season the 6. Gathered space, climbed on Easter days like many others in Magic Wood. There he managed to commit the 8c classic one day ago Practice of the Wild and says: "Though, POTW didn't feel like a real 8C to me. Not like this significant step towards another higher level compared to the other 8B + 's I've done in the past. I really want to be convinced by the difficulty of a climb to call it my first 8C boulder. " David is not alone with the devaluation of the degree. The boulder has already been called "soft" 8c several times.
Video by David Firnenburg in Practice of the Wild
Credits: Picture David Firnenburg