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Nominees for ARCO ROCK LEGENDS 2007 revealed!

On Friday, 7 September 2007 the eyes of everyone interested in climbing will be pointed towards a small Italian village, Arco, where all the greatest stars of the climbing world will gather for the second Arco Rock Legends event.

The Salewa Rock Award and the La Sportiva Competition Award will go to the climbers with the most recognizable performances. An international jury comprised of some of the world's most authoritative specialized climbing magazines and presided by Fabrizio Miori, councilor for sport and the environment at Arco, has selected the nominations, choosing 5 top climbers for climbing outdoors and 3 competition athletes who distinguished themselves most last season.


Climbers nominated for SALEWA ROCK AWARD 2007 are:
(Period: from June 2006 to June 2007)

Andreas Bindhammer (1973, Germany)
For his repeats of Broadway 8c+/9a and Abyss, 9a/+ a Gorges du Loup (France) and La
Rambla
original, 9a+, two routes of completely different style and character.

Dave Graham (1981, USA)
For his continuous capacity of cutting-edge sports climbing and bouldering ascents, including
Eclacamasters 9a, Perles (Spain), the first ascent of Los Borrachos de Mascun 9a (Rodellar,
Spain) and the first ascent of the boulder Scarred for Life Fb8B+ a Fionnay, Switzerland.

Adam Ondra (1993, Czech Republic)
At just 14 years of age Ondra is capable of performing in all disciplines, from his 9a repeats
(Martin Krpan Misja Pec, Slovenia and Erfolg ist trainierbar reclimbed 9a Adlitzgraben, Austria)
to bouldering (first ascent of Spicka ledovce 8a+, Lidomorna).

Daniel Woods (1989, USA)
At just 17 years of age one of the best boulderers in the world, with the first ascent of Jade
Fb8C Rocky Mountains National Park, Ode to the Modern Man, Fb8b+/8c at Mt. Evans, USA
and numerous top end repeats.

Patxi Usobiaga (1980, Spain)
For the first ascent of Begi Puntuan, 9a at Etxauri, Navarra, Spain, his second 8c on-sight Pata
Negra
, at Rodellar, Spain and a myriad of 8b+ on-sights.


LA SPORTIVA COMPETITION AWARD 2007 NOMINATIONS:
(Period: competition season 2005/2006)

Angela Eiter (1986, Austria)
Winner of the Lead World Cup 2006, winner of the Combined Ranking (Bouldering + Lead).

David Lama (1990, Austria)
For his debut in the senior World Cup: European Champion Lead, 2nd place in the World Cup Lead 2006 and winner of one stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2006.

Patxi Usobiaga (1980, Spain)
Winner of the Lead World Cup 2006

 
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