Shortly before his 41st birthday, Chris Sharma manages the onsight ascent of Route V for Vendetta (8c) in Siurana. The Spaniard's last onsight at this level was 13 years ago.
The Austrian professional climber Jakob Schubert succeeds in ascent of the deep water soloing route Es Pontas on Mallorca. Just a few days after his success in Alasha.
And again there is gossip from the climbing scene: The American climbing professional Alex Honnold, known for his spectacular free solo ascents, will soon be on the rock a little less often. Because he is going to be a father. Or will he soon become a climbing hall owner like his compatriot Chris Sharma? Sharma opened another climbing hall in Spain a few days ago and dominates the market. The Swiss Marco Müller is a little younger and perhaps therefore neither educational nor entrepreneurial. He is extremely active on the rock, scoring route after route in Gimmelwald. You can find this and other news of the week here.
In 2001 the American Chris Sharma dominated the Bouldering World Cup in Munich. But the victory was revoked - because of cannabis consumption. Today, twenty years later, professional climbers consume carrots and insect meal. Our sport has become more professional. We take a look at the past and present.
This video shows Chris Sharma on the first ascent of the spectacular deep water soloing route Es Pontas on the coast of Mallorca.
Reel Rock is releasing the full-length old-school climbing film Rampage starring Chris Sharma - and for free. More on www.lacrux.com
In 2017 Chris Sharma climbed a difficult and high deep water solo route in Mallorca. We show impressive pictures of his first ascent of Big Fish.
In this video, Chris Sharma explains how the Grigri dynamically backs up and in which situation static backup is the better choice.
At the sports fair ISPO, LACRUX met the climbing icon Chris Sharma and talked to him about his father's existence and his projects for the year 2019.
The Austrian Jakob Schubert draws attention to himself again with the ascent of a difficult route: He succeeds in the first repetition of the route Neanderthal (9b) ...
The Italian professional athlete Gabriele Moroni succeeded a few days ago in the ascent of the famous boulder Off the Wagon (8b +) in Val Bavona, Switzerland. Again made ...
On his trip to the Hueco bouldering area in the United States, Alexander Megos bouldered the two classics Alma Blanca (8b) and Esperanza (8b +) in a few attempts….
The Italian Stefano Ghisolfi succeeds in the second ascent of the 9b + route Perfecto Mundo in Margalef. Stefano begins with the title "Perfecto Mundo - Mission completed" ...
The Austrian Jakob Schubert is the second ascent of the El Bon Combat route (9b / +) in the Cova de L'Ocell, Spain. However, Jakob thinks that ...
Chris Sharma has set up an extremely difficult multi-pitch tour in the area around Mont Rebei, but has not yet done it freely. Access to the project is via kayak….