Charles Albert is known for climbing boulder blocks barefoot. This video shows him on the first ascent of an 8c boulder in the Gorges des Usses.

Charles Albert is undisputedly one of the strongest boulderers in the world. Unlike many other athletes, the French shy away from the limelight. Only after he climbed the boulder of No Kpote Only, for which he suggested the level of difficulty 9a, all common climbing magazine articles published about him.

The ascent of the boulder was less exciting The Source in the Gorges des Usses across the stage. This video shows Charles Albert on the first ascent of the difficult boulder - barefoot, of course.

Video: Charles Albert boulder La Source

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