The potential 9c route Excalibur has been attracting the best climbers in the world to Arco for a year. Adam Ondra also followed the call of the heavily overhanging route with her micro holds. Now the strong Czech surprisingly gives up and says: Game over, I'm out.

for many days Adam Ondra the potential 9c route Excalibur projected. Despite all the progress, the crux of the matter, a move from a nasty two-finger hole, kept turning him down. A circumstance that has never been able to deter the strong Czechs.

His end therefore comes as a surprise: “Game over. That's it for me with Excalibur." The following video shows why Adam Ondra gives up the beg and why this is also a sign of his greatness.

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Credits: Cover picture Adam Ondra