Weekend Whipper: Adam Ondra Whips Off Neanderthal (5.15b)

Adam Ondra clocks airtime on the unrepeated Chris Sharma route, Neanderthal (5.15b), in Santa Linya, Spain.

By Rock and Ice | February 24th, 2017

Adam Ondra clocks airtime on the unrepeated Chris Sharma route, Neanderthal (5.15b), in Santa Linya, Spain.

Ondra came close to sending last week, but he fell out of the no-hands rest above the dyno move.

“Despite the conditions, (wet tufa, 20+ degrees [Celsius], high humidity), he was giving it one last try, so I set up the ropes (as I ‘ve done so many times before on this route) to document the action,” writes Madskillz Media, who captured the whipper footage. “Unfortunately, the conditions were a bit too shitty even for Adam, and the route remains unrepeated for now.”

Happy Friday and climb safe this weekend!


Watch last week’s Weekend Whipper: Should Have Stick-Clipped

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