Date of birth: August 12, 1993
Current Residence: Erlangen, Germany
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Weight: 126 lbs
Profession: Rock Climber ( Bouldering & Lead )
Highest Grade: : Redpoint: 9b+ ( 5.15c)
On-sight: 9a (5.14d)
Hardest Boulder: 8c ( V15)
About : Alex is the first climber to onsight 9a ( 5.14d) and the third to redpoint 9b+ ( 5.15c ). He is also the second person to establish a second 9c/5.15d Bibliographie. Alex has recently qualified for the 2021 Summer Olympics.
ALEX MEGOS VIDEOS
"There is no too short, too tall, too heavy, too warm, too wet or too humid. There is just one excuse: too weak. "
An incredible achievement by Alex Megos completing his 3 year project "Bibliographie " 9C/5.15d in Ceuse, France. It's only the second route ever climbed at this grade.
Watch Alex Megos send "Fight Club", Canada’s first 5.15. The hard route is found at Ravens Crag in Banff National Park. The first bolts on the steep prow were added in the early 1990s by Peter Arbic. When Megos visited Canada for his first time, he and Sonnie Trotter visited the still-project line and Trotter added bolts to the top to create a complete route. After many days of projecting, Megos sent it at 5.15b. It was the longest time he had ever spent on a project and a number of top climbers seem interested in attempting it in the summer of 2017.
Rotpunkt reveals the history of Redpoint climbing featuring Alex Megos. The film documents the history, advent, and agony on the art of redpointing
Alex Megos makes the third ascent of "Lucid Dreaming". This has been his hardest and longest project to date, taking him 11 days to send.
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