Sasha DiGiulian Climbs One of Spain's Toughest Routes

On Wednesday morning, sport climbing phenom Sasha DiGiulian added another hard route to her resume when she sent Era Vella (5.14d), a long, severely overhanging limestone climb established by Chris Sharma in Margalef, Spain. The send, DiGiulian's second of the grade, is the latest in a string of major accomplishments for the 19-year-old Virginia native: in the past year alone, she's become the first American woman to climb a 5.14d route, won the overall gold at the climbing world championships, and captured her third consecutive national sport-climbing title. 

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