Like many other climbing professionals, Vadim Timonov recently stayed in Fontainebleau. Since the conditions were unfavorable for the really difficult problems, the strong Russian quickly concentrated on flashing. The result: a ticklist with numerous boulders in the eighth French grade.
The Norwegian Mari Augusta Salvesen flashes the offwidth route Belly Full of Bad Berries (8a). An unbelievable achievement considering that Adam Ondra, the world's best climber of his time, struggled in this crack line in 2018.
Shortly before his trip to Spain in November, Jakob Schubert tried to flash climb the 8c+ route Lichtblick. This video shows the attempt and what it means to score a difficult route on the first try.
Shawn Raboutou flashed the 2021b Boulder Specter at Buttermilks, USA at the end of 8. This video shows his impressive performance despite the chaotic circumstances.
A few days ago Jakob Schubert surprised with his incredible double success in Siurana. He scored King Capella (9b / 9b +) and La Capella (9a + / 9b) in one day. Now he announces again the ascent of two extremely difficult routes on one climbing day. He climbs Jungle Speed (8c + / 9a) flash and Furia de Jabali (9a + / 9b) red point.
Alexander Megos succeeds again in the ascent of a difficult route in Flash style. He climbed chromosome Y at Charmey in the first go and also scored the route meiosis (originally 9b). He devalues both routes.
A few days ago, Alexander Megos managed to flash a 9a route. This uncut video shows his ascent of Intermezzo XY.
The German professional climber Alexander Megos succeeds in the flash ascent of the 9a route Intermezzo XY solved at Plombergstein.
The Olympic bronze winner is on the rock again ... and how! He flashes the Silvretta Tespiece Anam Cara (8b +) and is then also successful in Memento (8b / 8b +) - despite a painful incident.
The video "World's Hardest Flash" shows Adam Ondra doing two flash attempts and the successful flash ascent of the Super Crackinette route near Saint-Léger du Ventoux.
The French Clément Lechaptois managed a flash ascent of the 8b-Boulder Heritage in Sonlerto.
This video shows Jakob Schubert during the Flash inspection of the Magic Wood classic The Never Ending Story (8b +).
The German professional climber Alexander Megos succeeds in the flash ascent of the endurance boulder Kalokagathia (8b) in the Franconian Jura.
The German professional climber Alexander Megos succeeds in a flash ascent of the underground route (9a) in the Massone climbing area.
Adam Ondra made a detour to the Entraygues climbing area. His goal was a flash ascent of the route La Mustache qui Fache (9a +).