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Dave Flanagan

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News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« on: September 12, 2012, 08:27:40 PM »
Ricky Bell has climbed the sit start to the incredible hanging prow on the Brought to you by the letter M boulder in Murlough Bay, Fair Head. It's called Spindle 8a.



He has been exploring deeper into the scree where he climbed some new problems, topo to follow.



He also did a low stand/crouch start on the arete to the right of Missing In Action which it finishes up, called SuperExtra 7C.

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2012, 10:01:00 PM »
The photo of the arete is pure class !! Well done Ricky, can't wait for the topo ...

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2012, 07:30:32 AM »
A tad photoshopped/instagramed for me. I would prefer the undoctored version. Great, great line and to think it was sitting there in everyones face for so long.

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2012, 11:51:07 AM »
fucking instagram, instant "photo-shop hall of shame". a king line line like that deserves more respect!

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2012, 12:32:59 PM »
How long have you been waiting to use that line Chris?

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2012, 04:40:49 PM »
about 5 seconds, i've robbed it from the infamous ukbouldering thread

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2012, 01:45:19 PM »
I'm sorry, my irony detector must be on low this afternoon, but did you just use the phrase "king line" in earnest chris?

Rad.

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Re: News: Ricky Bell climbs 8a in Fair Head
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2013, 08:59:55 PM »
A quality video of an amazing line.  Good Work Ricky.

Spindle on Vimeo

 

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