In the following video, climbing greats Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell talk about Olympia, The Dawn Wall, the connection between sport climbing and multi-pitch climbing, and their personal plans for the future.
As part of the second episode of the BETA news program in cooperation with Actiontalk and Bächli Bergsport, we are devoting ourselves to the following topics and have spoken to Adam Ondra, Jakob Schubert, Nico Favresse and Klaus Isele: Who will climb 9c next? Eiger north face under siege. Criticism of Nico Favresse and Sébastien Berthe.
LACRUX spoke with Roger Schäli about the first free ascent of the Merci La Vie route on the Geneva Pillar and the creation of the route.
Shortly before the Swiss lockdown, Bernese professional alpinist Nicolas Hojac managed the red point ascent of the 8c route Mission Miranda in the climbing area Lehn near Interlaken.
In an interview, Giani Clement talks about the first ascent of the Last Night on Earth boulder and its handling of the corona pandemic.
We spoke to Paul Robinson about his ambassador role at Prana, his striking devaluation of two boulders and Ticino as a bouldering paradise.
In November 2019, Fabian Buhl successfully climbed the multi-pitch tour Déja (8c +) in the Rätikon. We spoke to Fabi about the first ascent.
In his latest edition of the video series Road to Tokyo, Adam Ondra answers his fans in a live broadcast.
Edelrid athlete Tommy Caldwell talks about understatement and his ambassadorial role as a professional athlete in an interview with LACRUX.
After several attempts the Bernese Alexander Rohr succeeded on 21. August 2019 the 9a route The Illusionist in the Norwegian climbing area Flatanger. We talked to Alex about the route and the challenges of the project.
This spring, we met boulderer and pranic athlete Paul Robinson in Chironico and talked to him about his life as a climbing pro.
In the exclusive interview series “Athletes ask Athletes”, professional climbers have their say. The questions and answers can be found here.
Adam Ondra talks about his Olympic strategy, hard training and the associated risk of injury.
The Austrian Bernd Zangerl manages the first ascent of the Il Colonel boulder (sitting start) in the Italian Valle dell'Orco.
During the past two months, the Austrian Karo Sinnhuber spent whole 20 days in Switzerland and row after row in the 8. French degree committed. Until she injured herself. We have with Karo about their decision to say goodbye to the competition circus and talked about their wave of success on the rock.