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Chris Sharma repeats La Dura Dura 9b+

Chris Sharma has made the first repeat of La Dura Dura 9b+ at Oliana, Spain.

Chris had this to say:  “So happy to have finally sent La Dura Dura! What an epic battle. A huge thanks to everyone for all your support along the way! Ahora a disfrutar!!!!!!!”

Simon Carter:Such an awesome day at Oliana, watching Chris send Dura Dura just now. Nailed it! So good to see it come together for him.

Boone Speed:It’s been an extraordinary day. My good friend @chris_sharma climbed Dura Dura 9b+ (5.15c) today completing a 4 year battle with this route, which is now the world’s hardest! Congratulations dude!”

Adam Ondra made the first ascent of the route in February.  If you’re wondering what 9b+ equates to in our local ZA grading, its a 39!  (ZA’s hardest route in currently 35)

Chris Sharma La Dura Dura

Chris Sharma on La Dura Dura. Photo via Instagram

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