Bronx Rock Invitational 2009

In Competition climbing by Udo Neumann

Alter: 28
Heimat: Immenstadt (D)

Beste Ergebnisse:
21. UIAA Worldcup – Aprica (ITA) 2002
25. UIAA European Championship – Chamonix (FRA) 2002
22. UIAA Worldcup – Bolzano (ITA) 2002
23. Frauen bouldern: UIAA Worldcup – Munich (GER ) 2001
6. 1. Int. SALEWA Masters – Scheidegg 2000
35. UIAA European Championship – München (GER) 2000
7. Junioren, weiblich: UIAA World Youth Championship – Amsterdam (NED) 2000
19. Frauen bouldern: UIAA Worldcup – München (GER) 2000

Sponsoren/Sponsors: Black Diamond, Climb on!, Marmot, Scarpa, Sterling Rope

Was erwartest Du von BRONX ROCK Invitational? /
What do you expect of BRONX ROCK Invitational?

A relaxed event with nice people and creative boulder problems

Hast du dir irgendwas Spezielles für das Schrauben vorgenommen? /
Do you have special plans for the screwing?

Hope the wall will inspire me!

Wie sieht der perfekte Boulder aus?
Describe the perfect boulderproblem.

Smooth sand stone with lots of 2-finger-slopers and weird technical moves

Wo siehst Du Möglichkeiten zur Weiterentwicklung des Kletterns? /
Where do you see possibilities for the development of climbing?

If route climbers would boulder more and boulderers would climb more routes, the climbing level could rise a lot

Was würdest Du an deinem Sport ändern wollen?/
What part of your sport would you like to change?

Just feels perfect as it is

Was macht für dich Klettern aus, was gibt es dir? / What does climbing mean to you?
It is my way of living…

Stärken und Schwächen beim Klettern? /
Yours strengths and weaknesses in climbing?

Stärken/ Strengths:

Schwächen/ Weaknesses:
…which sometimes can turn into impatience

Ich glaube an/ I believe in
Good friends

Was inspiriert dich?/ What inspires you?
People who live the life they wish

Schlaue Ratschläge? Any advice for anything?
Do what you feel

Top 3
Erfolge/ Achievements

1. Ronin (8b+/8c)
2. King of the Bongo (8b+/8c)
3. Boulders up to 8a+ (trav.) and 8a (bloc)

Helden/ Heroes
Nobody in particular

Musik/ Music
1. Morcheeba
2. e.s.t.
3. The National

Beschäftigungen neben dem Klettern/
What are you doing beside climbing?

1. working as researcher and lecturer in political science at the University of Munich
2. meeting friends
3. skiing

Klettergebiete/ Climbing territories
Frankenjura, Catalunya, Verdon, many of the smaller crags around Munich…