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Cody Roth sends Streetfighter (34/8c)

Cody Roth sent Streetfighter (34/8c) on a cold Friday the 14th at Oudtshoorn (the route is also know as Two to Win).  It took Cody about 10 attempts to send the route, frustratingling he fell off the top (easy) move three times!
Not bad from someone coming off a month long rest due to an injury.
This is Cody’s first 8c in South Africa.

Cody is currently touring around South Africa climbing Sport, Trad and Bouldering (he is currently in Rocklands).

Cody is sponsored by La Sportiva, Black Diamond, Sterling Ropes

Cody Roth in South Africa

Cody Roth on Streetfighter (34/8c) at Oudtshoorn – note the snow on the mountains.  Photo by Lance Hadfield

 

Other sends of the week include El Nino (30/8a) by fellow American August Schroeder who bagged the route on his 3rd attempt.

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August Schroeder on the crux of El Nino (30/8a) at Oudtshoorn. Photo by Lance Hadfield

 

Lance Hadfield sent Going Going Gone (29/7c+), after breaking the knee bar tufa (at the Fin Fang Fly anchors).

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Lance Hadfield on Going Going Gone (29/7c+) at Oudtshoorn.  Photo:  Lance Hadfield collection

 

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Cody Roth on Streetfighter (34/8c) at Oudtshoorn.  Photo by Lance Hadfield

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4 Responses to Cody Roth sends Streetfighter (34/8c)

  1. Ebert Jun 17, 2013 at 5:12 pm #

    Inspiration at its best. Well done

    eT

  2. Brian Weaver Jun 18, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    Sweet!!!!

  3. jacques Jun 18, 2013 at 7:32 pm #

    Witness the friekin fitness! He been on Mazawatti yet?

  4. Justin Lawson Jun 18, 2013 at 8:28 pm #

    He has had a look, there were a couple of damp holds at the time that he was on the route. He reckons the given grade of 8c+ is definitely correct (there has been a little doubt about the grade over the sea’s).

    In other news Clinton is a ‘thumb print’ away from sending Mazawattee – he is going for another attempt tomorrow so wish him some luck for tomorrow :)

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