Simon Unger

„ Since I was able to think my life has been all about climbing. When I was twelve I joined the training group in Augsburg and till today I am fascinated by this sport. In my youth I spent most of my time bouldering outdoors but I also participated at some regional comps although I wasn't very inspired by comp climbing. This changed after spending a year abroad though. Since 2015 I have been a member of the National Bouldering Team and participated at some international comps. Still, I use every opportunity to get on some rock! “

Simons
Achievements Comps

  • 16th Place Boulder Worldcup Mumbai 2017
  • Bavarian Boulder Champion 2017
  • 3rd Place German Bouldercup Cologne 2016
  • Bavarian Boulder Champion 2016
  • 13th Place Boulder Worldcup Munich 2015
  • 6th Place Adidas Rockstars Stuttgart 2015
  • 3rd Place German Boulder Championship 2015
  • German Boulder Youth Champion 2009

Simons
Achievements Outdoors

  • Bouldering:
  • La Proue (8b), Ticino
  • Boogalagga (8b), Ticino
  • Veccio Leone (8b), Ticino
  • El Corazon (8b), Rocklands
  • Conquistador (8a+ Flash), Ticino
  • Spirit (8a+ Flash), Zillertal
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Simon
about Mantle

„ I am quite fussy when it comes to chalk but the Mantle Chalk was able to convince me in every aspect. At comps and hard bouldering problems outdoors often the grip determines success or failure. In my opinion the grip of the Mantle-Chalk is one of the best ones. “

Questions to Simon

What do you usually do in your spare time?

If there is any time left for other things than training, I enjoy reading, catching up with friends, spending some time in the nature or I simply don't do anything. :)

Give us a fun fact about you or a remarkable experience in your climbing career.

Immediatly before my first comp I burst out in tears because I was so nervous. I just wanted to go home. I felt so uncomfortable to climb in front of so "many" people. On that day I swore to myself that I will never participate at a comp ever again. Today, I feel excited climbing in front of many people who cheer for you.

What are your long term and/or short term goals?

To achieve good results at the World Cups in 2018 and to send some hard bouldering problems outdoors (Big Paw 8b+, New Base Line 8b+), travel and explore new climbing areas, stay healthy and uninjured.

Mantle Athlete
Afra Hönig

  • 5th Place European Youth Cup Boulder Meran (Youth A)
  • 3rd Place German Championship Boulder Berlin 2017
  • Southern German Champion Boulder Tübingen 2018

Afra about Mantle

„ The Mantle Chlak simply has the best grip on rock and on plastic which enables you to hold on to small slippery holds even on hot days ;-) “
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Afra Hönig

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