So,did I get fit enough in 5 days?

Final problem in which I couldn’t match the last holdPicture by Sytse van Slooten In my last blogpost I wrote about my motivation to get fit in 5 days for the first bouldering comp of the year. In the end I trained 3 days and definitely needed two restdays afterwards.I made some quick progression, but…

Motivation to get fit again!

How fit can I get in one week? Last week I noticed that the first bouldering competition of this year will take place 23th of January in Sterk, a gym very close to where I live… Because I haven’t been climbing much for the past 3 months, I’m probably not fit enough to participate. But,…

Bouldering in Maltatal

Stefan and I just got back from some very sweet weeks in Germany and Austria. Maltatal Bouldering We decided to visit our friend Stephan in Tangern, Austria where he’s building a holiday home (check the website Berg & Sonne). The past months he was constantly teasing us with stories about amazing boulders and I must…

I’ve quit climbing

A very funny rumor spread through the climbing gyms in The Netherlands.I’ve quit climbing. Forever! At least, that’s what I’ve heard from other people. Haha, well… I can tell you one thing: I didn’t quit.But uhm yeah… I haven’t been climbing much either. Just a little fed up with the finger injury, sweaty gym and…

Is it me? Hoogtelijn, NKBV

And then suddenly people tell you, that your picture is used in the climbing federation magazine. I definitely want to give some credits to my Chillaz sponsor Klimhal Amsterdam for the nice outfit. That shorty I was wearing was my favorite item last summer! Looking forward to sunny days again!

ROUFF beanies

ROUFF Beanies So cool. Me and my sweet climbing buddies are sponsored by ROUFF from now on.We are beanie addicts, so I guess this is the best sponsor deal ever 😀Coming two months (February and March) ROUFF is offering a special deal! €19,50 for a customized beanie! Specify your favorite colors and model and you’ll…

The Show Off 2013

So, I got invited for the Show Off 2013. The Show Off is a funny competition whereby three Dutchies climb against 2 top climbers. This year Juliane Wurm and Jan Hojer were the guests. The goal was to climb a (not too difficult) route in which you really have to show off everything you’ve got.…