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Mayan Smith-Gobat - Punks in the Gym Video

Mayan Smith-Gobat - Punks in the Gym Video
November 19, 2012 - 

Mayan Smith-Gobat made the first female ascent of the historic route Punks in the Gym at Arapiles, Australia - The first 5.14a in the world, first climbed by the legendary Wolfgang Güllich in 1985 and still considered a world class test piece. Mayan first tried the route in 2010, and has made several tips down to Arapiles since, finally succeeding after a lot of hard work, on the 28th October 2012.

Punks in the Gym - The First Female Ascent! - Mayan Smith-Gobat

Punks in the Gym - The First Female Ascent! - Mayan Smith-Gobat
November 07, 2012 - 

Punks in the Gym was first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich... It was the first 8b+ in the world and still known as a world-class test-piece. Sometimes referred to as the "ultimate examination in climbing" because of the intriguing mixture of power and delicate technique required to climb this route. My first climbing trip ever was to Mt Arapiles - Many of my first memories and climbing lessons occurred and therefore this place will always have a special significance to me. I always used to walk past Punks in the Gym and stare up at the smooth...

 
 
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