The building of friendships and spending time outdoors are the main reasons for Andreas’ love of climbing. It was also his friend – well his friend’s six pack to be more precise – that got him started. However, now that he has a family and a challenging job as a photographer means that there is less time for climbing. Nevertheless, he makes the most of it.
Cyclist in her free time, self-employed graphic designer to earn a living. Maria talks about how her physical activity trains not only her body but also her mind. She names important lessons that cycling has taught her and reveals why, although she trains quite intensely, she doesn’t perceive cycling as essential for her life.
A dedicated mountain biker in the Austrian summer months and avid backpacker through South America in Winter Andreas has been following this unconventional lifestyle for 14 years. Sport not only helps him to switch off from work but also to life a more balanced and satisfied live.