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This is the African Star project. We found this incredible boulder on an expedition in Swaziland with Jimmy Webb, Clement Perotti and Cameron Maier. One of the proudest lines I’ve seen in my life, it overlooks the famous granite dome of Sibebe. With about 13 meters of extremely hard climbing, dynos and tiny holds, this could one day be something very, very hard. Photo: Clement Perotti

This is the African Star project. We found this incredible boulder on an expedition in Swaziland with Jimmy Webb, Clement Perotti and Cameron Maier. One of the proudest lines I’ve seen in my life, it overlooks the famous granite dome of Sibebe. With about 13 meters of extremely hard climbing, dynos and tiny holds, this could one day be something very, very hard. Photo: Clement Perotti

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The battle continues! I’m back in Finland trying to finish the Lappnor project. Returning to my project feeling really strong after previous trips and getting totally shut down was quite humbling, but that’s exactly the kind of challenge we’re looking for. Conditions are getting prime and I’m hoping to finally make some breakthroughs in the coming weeks! Photo: Blue Kangoo Films

The battle continues! I’m back in Finland trying to finish the Lappnor project. Returning to my project feeling really strong after previous trips and getting totally shut down was quite humbling, but that’s exactly the kind of challenge we’re looking for. Conditions are getting prime and I’m hoping to finally make some breakthroughs in the coming weeks! Photo: Blue Kangoo Films

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Going big in Spain at the @redbull Psicobloc! Only Chris Sharma and I ended up sticking this committing dyno high above the water and topping out the route. It was great to see Chris so in his element over the water and winning the competition! Photo: Toni Montes

Going big in Spain at the @redbull Psicobloc! Only Chris Sharma and I ended up sticking this committing dyno high above the water and topping out the route. It was great to see Chris so in his element over the water and winning the competition! Photo: Toni Montes

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Last day, best day! Surfing out the finishing scoop for a 1-day first ascent of The Lonely Crowd (V14)! One of those moments when everything just clicks and a hell of a way to finish off a great trip! It was a very successful trip for me and this incredible finger-strength boulder was just one out of many great first ascents. Stay tuned for all the videos! Now onto the next one! #bouldering #rockclimbing

Last day, best day! Surfing out the finishing scoop for a 1-day first ascent of The Lonely Crowd (V14)! One of those moments when everything just clicks and a hell of a way to finish off a great trip! It was a very successful trip for me and this incredible finger-strength boulder was just one out of many great first ascents. Stay tuned for all the videos! Now onto the next one! #bouldering #rockclimbing

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Another little insta-banger! Flashed this incredible finger-strength testpiece called Desperate Measures (V12) a couple days ago! The rock here in the Grampians is truly something else! Thanks for the beta and video Oliver! #bouldering #island @lasportivagram @blackdiamondequipment

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Incredible shapes in the Grampians! Doesn’t get much better than this! #rockporn

Incredible shapes in the Grampians! Doesn’t get much better than this! #rockporn

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Last go, best go! First ascent of Road Sweet Home (V15) just as it’s getting too dark to see! This grainy picture doesn’t do justice to this beautiful boulder, but it’s a striking line that caught my straight away. Flawless orange sandstone and just enough features on the rock to make it feasible. I found and cleaned it back in 2012, but since we never managed to do all the moves, it was slowly forgotten about. Until this year!! Stay tuned for the send footage!

Last go, best go! First ascent of Road Sweet Home (V15) just as it’s getting too dark to see! This grainy picture doesn’t do justice to this beautiful boulder, but it’s a striking line that caught my straight away. Flawless orange sandstone and just enough features on the rock to make it feasible. I found and cleaned it back in 2012, but since we never managed to do all the moves, it was slowly forgotten about. Until this year!! Stay tuned for the send footage!

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