Steve McClure, who was one of the first celebrities to become an 8a member (he was Top-3 in 2000 and in 2006 he was Top-15), has done a New Thing, 9a? at Raven Tor. Steve gives everybody a boot regarding the grade discussion and says: „However, the grade is also dependant on sponsorship requirement levels and thus varies from F8b to F9a+“, „To be precise it would be E4 F8c V10 font 7c+ T / S P0“.Source UKclimbing.com who also informs that, „He hasn´t a blog or 8a.nu scorecard“ and „Steve McClure is sponsored by Petzl, Five Ten, Beal and Fat Face.“