About a year after its first ascent by Daniel Woods, Jimmy Webb has pulled off the first repetition of Defying Gravity. The problem, graded V15 | 8C, is located in Thunder Ridge, Colorado. ”It is 25 feet tall, 58 degrees overhung, and explosive” said Woods.
Austrian climber Jakob Schubert, right after winning the 2014 Overall Lead World Cup title, has paid his first visit to Switzerland’s Magic Wood. Despite having focused on lead all season he has managed to flash another 8B and send, among other things, two 8B+ problems.
Austrian climber Katha Saurwein has made a successful trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado, USA), managing to climb Nuthin’ but sunshine 8B | V13 and several other hard boulders. Also, in Switzerland, Czech climber Martin Stráník has climbed his first 8C problem.