Chris Sharma Wins Unique Climbing Competition In Spain

Rock climber Chris Sharma is easily one of the best in the world at what he does, which is namely climbing up a wall like a spider. That was evident again this past weekend when he won a unique climbing competition held in Bilbao, Spain this past weekend.

The competition pitted Sharma and a number of other climbers, against one another on a 50-foot wall that hung over the waters of the local river. The competitors were tasked with climbing the wall without ropes, with the water below providing the safety net to keep them from harm. According to the Outside Blog, Sharma managed to complete the route to the top twice, while his closest competitor could only muster his way through about 2/3 of the route.

The video below gives you an idea of what the competition was like. Seems like it was a lot of fun!

Kraig Becker