16 Aug 9 a by Felix A. Knaub and Mateusz Haladaj
Just before his 18 birthday, German climber Felix A. Knaub has repeated Markus Bock’s Matador, 9a in Frankenjura. bolted by Markus Windisch and free climbed by Mateus Bock on 2007 October.
Felix has previously done 8c+ and two 8B+. "For Matador I needed two days bouldering the route and two days to climb it." .
Polish climber Mateusz Haladaj has repeated Erfolg ist trainierbar, 9a at Adlitzgraben (Austria). This is the second repetition (after Adam Ondra) after a hold was broken at the crux.
In Mateusz’s opinion, the route is significantly tougher than his former top achievement Biographie, 8c+.