The rock climbing phenom Kai Lightner is off a recent win of the Sport Climbing Societies national championships.
American climber Kai Lightner joins the other young new-to-the-9a-club climber Ashima Shiriashi with his recent send of Era Vella 5.14d (9a) in Margalef, Spain.
Lightner wrote on his Instagram, “Sent my first 9a, Era Vella today! My hands are wrecked, and im psyched to go home on a high! Thanks for all of the support from everyone!” Era Vella was established in 2010 by Chris Sharma.
Watch Sasha Digiulian send Era Vella:
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