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Stefano Ghisolfi Sends One Slap, Third 5.15b

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has made the second ascent of One Slap, a 5.15b variation to One Punch 5.15a recently climbed by Adam Ondra.

The hard limestone climb is found at Laghel near Arco, Italy. The first 5.15b climbed there was by Ondra called Queen and was sent in April this year.

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“Thanks to Sara Grippo and Claudio Migliorini for the support,” said Ghisolfi. “Mauro Mabboni and Loris Manzana for bolting this line and Matteo Pavana for the amazing picture.”

Ghisolfi’s other 5.15b climbs include the first ascent of Lapsus at Andonno, Italy, and a repeat of First Round, First Minute at Margalef, Spain.

Some of his 5.15a climbs include La Rambla at Siurana, First Ley at Margelef, Jungle Boogie at Céüse and Realization in Céüse.

The 24-year-old participates in international competitions in all three disciplines: Lead, Bouldering and Speed. He was the first Italian climber to redpoint a 5.15b.

Watch Ghisolfi on Chris Sharma’s 2011 First Round, First Minute, of which he said of which he said, “It’s a short route and fun to climb, so I was not stressed about this climb.

“I had no pressure because it was always fun to try it, even when I fell.” Ghisolfi made the fourth ascent, after Ondra in 2011 and Alex Megos in 2015.