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Laura Rogora Sends Biographie 5.14c in France

Italian crusher Laura Rogora has sent the original Biographie 5.14c at Ceuse in France after a handful of attempts. She is currently working on the upper 5.15a section, the full route is known as Realization. Watch the clip below.

Back in the 1990s, French climber Jean-Cristophe Lafaille bolted the full Realization line. In 1996, Arnaud Petit made the first ascent to the mid-way point, which became its own line.

The second half was ticked by Chris Sharma in 2001 at 5.15a. While it was called the first 5.15a ever, recent upgrades of climbs from the 1990s suggest it wasn’t the first.

After the first half, another 20 metres heads up a steep wall with long-reach cruxes. Rogora has been projecting the 5.15a section and has linked most moves on top rope.

16-year-old Rogora has ticked two 5.14d lines, including a send of Joe Cita. The climber’s site 8a.nu reporte Rogora noting after Biographie, “The start was the hardest for me. It took me three days to do the boulder.

“I did all the moves of the second 9a+ [5.15a] part. I tried it for four days doing two to three tries per day.” Watch Sharma send Realization below.