Extreme sports

Adam Ondra and Chris Sharma are undoubtedly at the top of the world climbing scene. But at the latest since the Olympic premiere of climbing, Alberto Gines Lopez and Janja Garnbret are also stars of the scene. We present ten top athletes.

Reinhold Messner is probably the most famous mountaineer in Germany. Born in South Tirol, he was the first to climb the Mount Everest without additional oxygen (1987) and also the first who stood on top of all 14 eight-thousanders (1986). Moreover, the allrounder was the first who ascended an eight-thousanders all on his own (Nanga Parbat, 1978).
40 years ago - on 20 August 1980 - Reinhold Messner was the first person to climb Mount Everest solo and without additional oxygen. ISPO.com shows the best mountaineers of the world on the occasion of the anniversary.

Im Wald von Fontainebleau laden skurrile Sandsteinformationen zum Bouldern ein.
About 60 kilometers south of Paris is one of the largest bouldering facilities in the world. It is not without reason that Fontainebleau is considered the cradle of bouldering: on around 25,000 hectares of forest, you will find around twenty thousand individual bouldering routes for climbing, even in winter.