Date of birth: November 7, 1987
Location: Maryville. TN
Residence: Chattanooga, TN
Profession: Rock Climber ( Boulder)
Highest Boulering Grade: V16 (8c+) Sleepwalker, Ephyra
Highest Redpoint Grade: 5.14d (9a)
Highest Onsight: 5.14a
About: Jimmy Webb is an American professional rock climber specializing in bouldering. He is one of a handful of climbers who have climbed the boulder grade V16. Webb was the men's winner of the 2013 Psicobloc Masters Series held in Park City, UT. He is considered the world's best 'flash boulderer"
“In the end all that matters is climbing and pushing your personal limits. No matter the grade, if you climb something that was hard for you, then that's sick"
JIMMY WEBB VIDEOS
After being stormed out in 2019, Jimmy Webb returns in 2020 to test himself on the hardest blocs and discover some new ones. Jimmy's tick list in order of climbs: "Bella" 8b+; "Kubalik" 8b ; "Casavino" 8b+
Jimmy Webb takes the second ascent of one of Switzerland's hardest boulders "Off The Wagon Sit" 8c+/V16
Jimmy Webb bags the First Ascent of Defying Gravity V15, one of Colorado's best.
Jimmy Webb goes to work on Paul Robinson's crimpy test piece "Lucid Dreaming" 8C/ V15. This is Jimmy Webb's anti-style.
In the summer of 2018, during a three-month road trip, Jimmy Webb made a spontaneous decision to try "Dreamcatcher", the iconic Chris Sharma route in Squamish, British Columbia. This video chronicles his process of training for, and then battling with Dreamcatcher.
Watch Jimmy Webb crush Rocklands hardest test pieces that include four 8C's and multiple first ascents.
A film created and edited by Kevin Takashi, Jimmy Webb travels across the continental US for a year on the road in search of untouched stone and establishes first ascents in some of the most beautiful and remote climbing areas in Wyoming, Lake Tahoe and Red Rocks, Nevada
Watch Jimmy Webb climb From Dirt Grows the Flowers (V15/8C) in Chironico, a problem originally put up by Dave Graham, and then move just left of the line to battle against one of Switzerland's oldest projects, Ephyra (V16/8C+).
Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods, Keenan Takahashi battle against one of the hardest undone projects in the US. After 11 days of effort, on Dec 15, 2018 Jimmy Webb competes the First Ascent of Sleepwalker V16/8C
Jimmy Webb is one of the handful of boulders who can climb a V15- V16. He is considered the world's "flash" boulderer.
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