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Alexander Megos
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Megos at the 2018 World Championships
Personal information
Nationality German
Born 12 August 1993 (1993-08-12) (age 28)
Erlangen, Germany
Occupation Professional rock climber
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Climbing career
Type of climber Bouldering, Lead climbing
Highest grade
  • Redpoint: 9c (5.15d)
  • On-sight: 9a (5.14d)
  • Bouldering: 8C (V15)
Known for Being the first climber to onsight 9a (5.14d) and the second to redpoint 9c (5.15d)
Updated on August 15, 2019.

Alexander Megos (born 12 August 1993) is a German rock climber. He was the first climber to on-sight (climb without prior practice or advice) a route graded 9a (5.14d). He has climbed multiple notable hard routes and boulder problems, including one 9c (5.15d) route (Bibliographie), one 9b+ (5.15c) route (Perfecto Mundo), two 9b (5.15b) routes (First Round, First Minute and Fight Club), and some boulder problems with a confirmed 8C (V15) rating.

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