Oh I get climbing that way (even though I come from the time when the ethic was transitioning from " take your pitons/leave your bolts" to "no more bolts") but as you say,
You still have to climb it.
is my point exactly. I am trying to understand what constitutes "climbing it". The video appears to show him taking tension on at least one of the anchors, and definitely taking a fall below the top. Or was the last move such a gimme that he doesn't actually need to top out?