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The Horst Brothers Send in Frankenjura

Cameron and Jonathan Horst have spent some of their spring sending classics in Bavaria’s Frankenjura.

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Cameron Horst on Raubritter 5.14b at Frankenjura. Photo Eric Horst

Cameron, 14, recently sent Raubritter and after the climb said, “Amazing line! super powerful, and sequential climb. My hardest climb yet and first 5.14b.” Cameron has also sent Die zwei Muskeltiere 5.13b, Plan B 5.13d, Forbidden Line 5.13a and Westwand 5.11d.

Here is 14-year-old Cameron Horst. It pays to have a father who is one of the world's leading climbing trainers.  Photo 8a.nu
Here is 14-year-old Cameron Horst. It pays to have a father who is one of the world’s leading climbing trainers. Photo 8a.nu

Two years ago, in an interview with Crag Mamma, Cameron said, “I’d like to be a pro climber for a few years so I could travel and climb full-time, then perhaps work in the climbing industry or be a climbing coach or researcher.”

Jonathan, 12, has sent two 5.13ds and both brothers onsighted the classic Hitch-hike the Plane 5.13a. He’s also sent Slimline 5.13c, Schnulleralarm, 5.13d, Plan B 5.13d, Georg Ehmann Ged.-Weg 5.12c and Westwand 5.12d.

Eric Horst, Cameron and Jonathan’s father, is one of the world’s leading climbing trainers and authors on the subject.

Last week, we shared one of Eric’s articles on growth plate injuries in youth climbers. Visit here for more on that article.

The Horst brothers will be two climbers to pay attention to over the next few years. Here is an interview with the family by EpicTV: