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VIDEO: Mel Janse van Rensburg on Mazawattee

On the 2nd of March 2020 Mel Janse van Rensburg became the 5th person to send the notorious Mazawattee. 35 (8c+)

He is the youngest South African to attain this grade. The route was bolted by local legend Sean Maasch in the 90’s and already had an impressive reputation by the time it was opened by Adam Ondra in 2009. It received a short buzz of attention for a few years, but has seen no repeats since 2013.

Those who have ticked it are:

1. Adam Ondra
2. Arjan de Kock
3. Paul Brouard
4. Clinton Martinengo
5. Mel Janse van Rensburg

Additional Footage by Gustav Janse van Rensburg
Music Fortune Days – Glitch Mob Dance Dance, Don’t Delay – Twin Musicom
Produced and Edited by Willem de Wet

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