Alex Puccio Cranks New Base Line (V14) and Riverbed (V13)

Wow, do we wish we were as strong as Puccio!

By Joel Zerr / Friction Labs | June 2nd, 2018

During her 2017 comp circuit,  Alex Puccio made a quick trip to Switzerland to take a crack at Bernd Zangerl’s burly testpiece, New Base Line (8B+/V14) in Magic Wood. Looking fit and psyched as ever, Alex took down both NBL and the classic power-endurance problem, Riverbed (8B/V13).  Alex became the fourth woman in history to climb V14 with her ascent of Jade in 2014. NBL is one of four V14s Puccio has sent; the others are: Jade, Wheel of Chaos and Penrose Step.

Other climbers to have sent NBL include Anna Stöhr and Shauna Coxsey.


 

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VIDEO: Anna Stöhr – New Base Line (V14) and Steppenwolf (V13)

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VIDEO: Alex Puccio’s Road to Recovery

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