In the nineteenth edition of BETA, we talk to Sébastien Bouin about the world's second 9c sport climbing route. The Frenchman made the first ascent of DNA in the Verdon Gorge on April 29, 2022. Assessing the route was not easy for Bouin, as he reveals in an interview.
After rainfall, certain areas and routes stay wet or humid for a very long time. In the following video, the French professional climber Seb Bouin reveals a very helpful and easy-to-use trick, how holds or entire tufas can be dried.
The Frenchman Sébastien Bouin is currently concentrating on the biggest climbing project of his career: He wants to freely climb the sport climbing route "Project DNA". How difficult is the route? Can it be climbed? An overview.
As part of his Vintage Rock Tour, Seb Bouin climbed the route De l'autr côté du ciel and sustained an injury.
In November 2020, Sébastien Bouin and Lucien Martinez climbed what is perhaps the most controversial route in climbing history: Akira in the climbing area Le Périgord, France. Following this article, there is now the video of the repetition of Seb Bouin.
The Frenchman Seb Bouin manages one of the most difficult routes in France with Beyond Integral (9b / +) in the Pic Saint Loup climbing area.
The French top climber Sébastien Bouin visits historically significant climbing areas and routes as part of his video series Vintage Rock Tour. For the latest edition, he went to Céüse and tackled the Biographie route (9a +)
Cédric Lachat scores Joe Mama (9a +) in Oliana. On the same day, the Frenchman Sébastien Bouin also managed to walk the route.
Sébastien Bouin set up the heavily overhanging and long route Lily's Eye near Datça (Turkey). He was supported by his mother.
In spring, Sébastien Bouin succeeded in the first ascent of the route Les yeux plus gros que l'antre (LACRUX reported). A video of the inspection has recently been released ...
If you hear from athletes like Adam Ondra and Chris Sharma about every grip they get their hands on, the Frenchman Seb is moving ...
The French Sébastien Bouin climbs half of the Salida del Sol (9a) with just one climbing finch and classifies the route as 8c + after the ascent. According to…