Annie Chouinard Quebec climber Annie Chouinard sent Pure Imagination 5.14c earlier in the fall, one of the test-piece routes at Red River Gorge.
New Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Board of Directors Members Christiane Marceau has accepted the role of executive director and Sebastian Powell was selected for the role of series coordinator.
Tomoa Narasaki Flashes V14 Tomoa Narasaki flashed Decided V14 at Mizugaki in Japan in the fall. Narasaki qualified for the Olympics earlier this summer. Only a handful of climbers have flashed the grade.
Felipe Camargo Sends 5.15b Brazilian climber Felipe Camargo became the first South American to climb a 5.15b with his send of El Bon Combat in Spain.
Jakob Schubert Jakob Schubert has made the third ascent of Alex Megos’s Perfecto Mundo 5.15c in Margalef, Spain, which was bolted by Chris Sharma. In December 2018, Stefano Ghisolfi made the second ascent.
Buster Martin Buster Martin, 23, repeated First Ley 5.15a at Margalef in Spain and became the second U.K. climber to send the grade after Steve Mcclure.