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Vid: Comp Champ Shauna Coxsey Tries Crack Climbing

British climber Shauna Coxsey’s iron grip has seen her demolish the competition to become 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Champion and power up 5.14 sport routes.

In 2014, Coxsey climbed New Base Line V14 in Magic Wood, Switzerland, for the first female ascent. The hard line was first climbed by Bernd Zangerl 2002.

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But what happens when one of the best British boulderers is faced with a brutal gritstone crack?

The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) teamed her up with crack climbing specialist Pete Whittaker to find out.