22nd Feb 2017

Climbing and Training

When I first started climbing it was mainly outdoors. Sport climbing as well as multi-pitch, usually combined with lots of hiking. My parents took my younger brother and me outdoors...

01st Jan 2017
the arete with the pocket

Ticino is Calling

I haven’t been in much of a writing mood lately. Partly because I didn’t live up to my own expectations in the last few competitions and I had to sort...

23rd Aug 2016
warm up lincoln lake

Alpine Bouldering, Deep Water Soloing and Semi Finals

So where do I start? About three months ago during the weeks leading up to the worldcup in Innsbruck, my finger finally started feeling better again and the competition itself...

03rd Mai 2016
finals 3

Dealing with Jetlag, Disappointment and Injury

Shortly after the Blocmaster competition in Pfungstadt, my coach asked me if I’d be psyched to compete in the worldcups in Asia. This came as quite a suprise to me...

16th Mrz 2016

Back in the Game

A lot of things happend since my last post. Tearing my outter collateral ligament and starting off the new season with an injury wasn’t what I had hoped for, obviously....

09th Nov 2015

September, October, November

The last few months have been quite busy with university starting again and still a few competitions left. Being part of the adidasROCKSTARS event was definitely my personal highlight. As...

18th Sep 2015

A Few Facts Rope Climbing Taught Me

While climbing in Rodellar (Spain) for a little more than a week, I got reminded of a few essential things: Mental endurance is even more important than physical endurance Honestly,...

20th Aug 2015
the venue

Rätikon Boulder Master & Munich World Cup

Coming back from the South African winter was quite a shock to me. Temperatures in Switzerland were in the thirties range and even the nights were ruthlessly hot and humid....

11th Aug 2015

Escaping Summer, Chasing Winter

Right after finishing my last exam, I packed my stuff and flew to Cape Town together with Tanja and Alannah. Since it was incredibly hot in Switzerland, I was glad...

19th Mai 2015
qualifier problem 3

Swiss and European Championships

Sometimes performing at your best is harder when you know you’re in good shape; at least for me it adds that little bit of extra pressure. In my best competitions...