When not traveling, Philipp lives in Bayreuth, Germany, just a few minutes away from the Frankenjura. He has a degree in Sports Management and focuses on bouldering and short routes, which in include ascents of Ammagamma (Fb 8b), Grampians, Australia; The Buttermilker (Fb 8b) & The Mandala (Fb 8a+), Bishop, California USA and many other word class problems all over the world up to FB 8B+. Moreover Philipp had been bouldering all over the world for years now. Traveling is still big part of his life, even if he works full time. The opportunity to try hard beside work when living in the frankenjura makes life better!Phil is pretty enjoyable and his main strength is climbing and bouldering with full control, even if he is climbing on his personal limit.
Number one song played on your ipod? Angeles, Elliot Smith
Winter or Summer? All but no summer!
What’s in your fridge right now? Two beers, some crème cheese and toast (toast lasts longer in the fridge..)
Favorite Movie? Back to the future I
Lifetime climbing goals? Always able to climb on my limits with control and staying healthy. Moreover visiting new inspiring climbing areas all over the world.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? I just started playing guitar
If you could invite anyone to be your dinner guest, dead or alive, who would it be? John Lennon
If you won the lottery what’s the first thing you would do? I would buy a big house for my parents
What’s the best/worst gift you’ve ever received? Best: nespresso machine, worst: injured shoulder
Do you have a spirit animal? a meercat
What is your first memory of being really psyched? Seeing my twin brother crushing his first V13 many years ago
What did you want to be when you grew up? happy
What would you want for your last meal? I guess choco pillows with cold milk!!