Brad Gobright has died, aged 31. Brad was a brilliant climber who had a ranging talent. Accomplished in hard sport climbing and bouldering though most known for his speed ascents of big wall multi-pitches and free soloing. Most recently Brad and Jim Reynolds were featured in Reel Rock 14 where they broke the speed record on The Nose on El Capitan.
Buster Martin has climbed his first 9a+ “First Ley” in Margalef. The Chris Sharma classic is an incredibly powerful short route. At 23 years old Buster is now the second British climber to EVER climb a 9a+, the first being legendary Steve McClure
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have free climbed the nose in six days, becoming the 9th and 10th people to summit the legendary route
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Max Bertone is a young prodigy and part of a family of hard climbers. The route “Chykungunya” was an 8c+ variation along the right of another route “Pari” at their local “Ouaki” crag.
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The biggest name in Speed Climbing is Iranian Reza Alipour Shenazandifard – or Reza Alipour. Known variously as the “Asiatic Cheetah”, “Iranian Spiderman”, the “Usain Bolt of Speed Climbing”, and the self-titled “Fastest Vertical Man in the World”. Reza has been the Men’s Speed Climbing World Record holder for two years now and even has a move named after him.
The Speed Climbing “Spider Woman” Aries Susanti Rahayu of Indonesia has just set a new Female Speed Climbing World Record with 6.995 seconds in an incredible speed climbing final
Spanish competition climber Jorge Díaz-Rullo has just sent a 9a+/b and a 9a in the same day. The route “Following the leader” 9a+/b is in Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.