Adam Ondra is a Czech professional rock climber, specializing in lead climbing and bouldering. Described in 2013 as a prodigy and the leading climber of his generation, Ondra is the only male athlete to have won World Championship titles in both disciplines in the same year. He holds an analogous record in the World Cup, being the only male athlete to have won the World Cup series in both disciplines. Ondra started climbing at the age of 6. At age 13, he climbed his first route graded 9a. Rock and Ice magazine states that by 2011, Ondra was "onsighting 5.14c's by the handful", and by 2013 had "more or less repeated every hard route in the world—easily". As of November 2018, Ondra had climbed 1550 routes between grades 8a and 9c, one of which was a 9c, three were 9b+, and three were onsights of 9a.
|Born:||February 05, 1993, Brno, Czech Republic|
|Occupation:||Professional rock climber|
|Website:||Adam Ondra's Official site|
|Type of climber:||Lead climbing and Bouldering|
|Highest grade:||Redpoint: 9c, On-sight: 9a|
|Known for:||Being the first person to climb 9b+ and 9c routes and win both Lead and Bouldering World Cups and Championships|
|IMDb:||Adam Ondra's IMDb|
About Adam Ondra
Professional rock climber who is the only athlete to have won a IFSC Climbing World Championship and World Cup in two disciplines, lead and bouldering.
He started climbing at the age of 6 years old. He won the IFSC Youth World Championship category Youth B in 2007 and 2008.
He competed in the Lead Climbing World Cup in 2009 for the first time and won. He has 460,000 followers on his adam.ondra Instagram account.
His parents are Eva Ondrová and Miroslav Ondra. He has a sister named Kristyna Ondra.
He and Isaac Caldiero are both rock climbers.
Information related to Adam Ondra
- http://www.adamondra.com Official site
- http://www.8a.nu/user/Profile.aspx?UserId=1476 8a.nu profile *http://www.ifsc-climbing.org/index.php/world-competition/calendar#!person=8372&cat= IFSC profile *http://www.climbing.com/climber/adam-ondra Climbing profile
- http://www.czechclimbing.com/clanky.php?xtem=&key=6608 Articles on czechclimbing.com
- http://www.lezec.cz/denik.php?uid=6469707379h&par=0&crok=9992&ckat=2 Lezec.cz Profile