09 February 2010
Japanese climber Akiyo Noguchi has done Monsterman SD, an 8A boulder in Jyougasaki, Japan. Its her 2nd 8A after In Tokyo at Mitake graded 7C+/8A. Akiyo, 21, won in 2009 boulder WC (2nd Austrian Anna Stöhr and third Slovenian Natalija Gros).
Conny Matthes from Germany has done Tabasco 8A in Frankenjura, in five tries. This the second female repeat of Werner Thon's boulder (1999). Few days ago, Conny Matthes has climbed, also Frankenjura, Hackstock 7C.