Over Jorg

Jorg Verhoeven (Abcoude, June 5, 1985) is a Dutch sports climber.

Verhoeven already gained fame through his successes as a junior climber.

In 2001 he was second in the world in his age category.

In 2004 he climbed his hundredth route with a difficulty rating of the 8th degree.

Today he has climbed more than 300 routes in the 8th degree.

He is also the only Dutchman ever to have climbed a 9a.

In November 2005 he was the first Dutchman to win a race in the Worldcup circuit.

He left behind all participants from the Alpine countries, Spain and Russia.

(source: Wikipedia)

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