Sterling Athletes Team
Growing up in the surrounding of mountains always made me want to hike up them. After my first climbing day I realized that this is what I want to do the rest of my life. Since this day my life is very influenced by climbing and I am trying to spend as much time as possible at the rock.
How did you get started climbing?
My brother and I always had the dream to climb the mountains in our home town. With joining the local mountain club we got the knowledge to make this come true and from that time on we were every free minute on ‘our' rocks
How old were you when you started?
Who or what inspired you to start climbing?
The Drachenwand, a 500 meter limestone wall behind my parent's house.
Who served as your inspiration in life?
For sure more persons than one. One important was Klem Loskot.
What was your first outdoor climb?
Sportclimbing at Plombergstein /Austria.
Any training advice or suggestions?
If you could have 1 superpower what would it be?
Expand daylight to 20 hours per day.
If you could have 3 wishes, what would they be? (no wishing for more wishes)
Being healthy all my life. The freedom to travel whenever I want. Stay motivated.
What was your favorite childhood cartoon? Garfield.
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SHORT TERM PERSONAL GOALS: climb my first 9a
LONG TERM CLIMBING GOALS:
Make a lot of first ascents of new routes, explore new areas, stay strong and getting stronger.
LONG TERM PERSONAL GOALS: finish studies at university.
List at least 5 reasons why you like Sterling Rope .
2: Nice colors
3: Good handling
4: Large climbing community
5: You save money because the ropes last forever
The last book you read?
Let my people go surfing / Yvon Chouinard.
Your favorite book/story?
They always change
Your favorite bands?
The white strips, The doors.
Your favorite types of music? Rock.
Other sports/activities you like to do? (other than climb)
Snowboarding, mountainbiking, kajaking
What do you feel is you best accomplishment (other than climbing)?
My consequence to work on something really hard.
Your favorite beverages?
Water, beer, coffee.
What do you want to do in the next 5 years?
Finish study at university, enjoy life, climb hard.
Where do you want to be 5 years from now?
Be a professional climber or work somewhere in the climbing industry.