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!

St. Léger, again!

Together with my training buddies from Sweet Climbing we planned to go on a trip for some bouldering and lead climbing. Unfortunately the weather sucked, so our trip deferred. In the end we decided to split up, because Robin and Jeroen wanted to do some bouldering whereas Stefan and I were psyched for some routes. I was still astonished…

Overcoming the Fear of Falling

As a child I didn’t have any fear, like most of us when were young. Testing my brand new inline skates on the slide at the children’s playground nearby was not the smartest way to figure out how well they were. Biking off the railway station stairs with my BMX after some alcoholic consumption’s was also downright stupid. Miraculously,…

Obsession

I have a project! Third project in my climbing life. First outdoor project. Beer Run.Beautiful technical and sustained route in Rifle. Craving to go back!!! Photographer: Mike Nalevanko 

I Love RIFLE!

Someone in Pinch Fest 5.12b This has been the best outdoor climbing experience I’ve ever had until now. Attractive red/gray steep and vertical walls next to each other along the road. A beautiful flowing river, tons of hummingbirds, marmots and ground squirrels made the experience complete.  I was in Rifle, a sportsclimbing area for lazy…

Finally!

After two weeks of rest, I finally did some climbing! Not at the gym, but at my favorite climbing crag Shelf Road! But first we (Lindsey, Adam, Pascal and I) drove to Salida for the FIBArk festival. Salida is a fun, little town with a great atmosphere. When we arrived, the party was going on while a…