Pringle Just Does It

By Dougald MacDonald ,

Ethan Pringle redpointed Just Do It (5.14b/c) at Smith Rock, Oregon, on May 20. The 19-year-old Californian has also been bouldering extremely well this year, making the second ascent of Chris Sharma’s Iron Resolution (unrated) at Joshua Tree, a repeat of Slashface (V14) and the second ascent of The Evangalion at Hueco Tanks, and repeats of The Buttermilker (V13) and the highball Evilution (V12/V13) at the Buttermilks. In 2005 he won the U.S. national lead-climbing championships but did not compete in this year’s championship.Comment on this story

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