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Video: Sasha DiGiulian Raises the Bar

Sasha and her climbing partner Edu Marin tackled "Viaje de los Locos" (The Madmen's Journey), a 330-meter seven-pitch climb on the island of Sardinia off the coast of Italy. The two became the second team to ever send the route, and Sasha the only female.