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Chris Sharma

@chrissharma
Spain • Sport climber
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  • Grade context: FR
  • Ascents: 41
  • Photos: 1
  • Followers: 59
9b+
red pointed
8c
onsighted
41
successful ascents
1,292m
distance climbed

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About Chris Sharma

Chris Omprakash Sharma (born April 23, 1981) is an American rock climber. In 2007, NPR wrote that Sharma had been described as the world's best rock climber, a status nowadays shared with Adam Ondra. He is known for being the world's first climber to redpoint a 9b (5.15b) route (Jumbo love, 2008) and the second to climb a 9a+ (5.15a) and a 9b+ (5.15c) route (Realization in 2001 and La Dura Dura in 2013). He is also known for climbing the world's first 9a+ (5.15a) and 9b (5.15b) deep-water solo routes (Es Pontàs in 2006 and Alasha in 2016). He bolted and first ascended many of the hardest lines of the Catalonia region in Spain. In 2015, he opened the gym Sharma Climbing BCN in Barcelona. Source Wikipedia

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Notable ascents

By style By type Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Sport Red point
5 9b+ La Dura Dura 7 years ago
Tick
21 9b El Bon Combat 5 years ago
9b Stoking the Fire 7 years ago
9b Fight or Flight 9 years ago
Onsight
4 5.14b French Gangster
5.14b Devine Fury
5.14b T-Rex
Deep water solo Tick
4 9b Alasha 3 years ago
Deep water solo
2 8c+ Big Fish 2 years ago
Boulder Send
5 V15 Witness the Fitness about two years ago
8C Catalan Witness the Fitness
By area Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Oliana
7 9b+ La Dura Dura 7 years ago
Mallorca
5 9b Alasha 3 years ago
Margalef
5 9b First Round First Minute 9 years ago
Santa Linya
4 9b Stoking the Fire 7 years ago
9b Neanderthal 10 years ago
Maple Canyon
2 5.14b Devine Fury
5.14b T-Rex

Climber Performance Rating (CPR) Timelines

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Sport timeline (ascents)

Boulder timeline (ascents)

grade pyramids

Sport 30 ascents

9b+ 1
9b 7
9a+ 8
9a 5
8c+ 3
8c 4
8b+ 2
  Onsight   Red point   Tick   Other

Grades: French

Boulder 5 ascents

V15 2
V14 1
V13 1
V12 1
  Send   Other

Grades: Bouldering Vermin V-scale

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