Monika is 23 years old and a member of the German national bouldering team. She also coach the climbing team “München-Oberland” and studies sports science in Munich at the TUM.
Discipline: BoulderingHometown: Munich, Germany Currently Living: Munich, Germany
Career Highlights: 4th in European Championship in Eindhoven, 2013; 7th in World Championship in Munich, 2014
When did you first start climbing/skiing?In 2003 I started climbing in a small climbing gym.
What do you most enjoy about your sport?Bouldering is never the same, so many different moves and kinds of holds make it always a new challenge to get to the top.
How do you define success?Success is, when I have fun while training and bouldering.
What inspires you?The kids who I coach always inspire me. They have so many different and new ideas for solving problems.
What’s your guilty pleasure?Chocolate cake.
Tell us about your most favorite place in the world:Being outside in nature is always wonderful, no matter where exactly, but Ireland has the most beautiful landscape I have ever seen. And the most sheep…