10 Things You Didn’t Know About Barbara Zangerl
ONE THING YOU 1 CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT ON A WALL?
Airwaves Cool Cassis gum.
FAVORITE MUSIC? 2
Lumineers, Cake, Florence and the Machine.
CATS OR DOGS? 3
I have had a cat, never a dog— but I’m a dog person.
I always tie my knot on the left side of my belay loop.
FAVE FOOD? 5
Thai food and sushi. I love fish, but we don’t have good fish in Austria— never eat fish in Austria.
HEIGHT AND APE 6 INDEX?
1 m, 62 cm ( just under 5’ 4”), - 2 cm (-. 78”)
WHAT IS YOUR 7 TRAINING REGIMEN?
In winter, I train five days a week, doing a combination of bouldering, Beastmaker hangboard workouts, system- board circuits, and general fitness. I focus on power for 10 weeks and then do two weeks of endurance and sportclimbing training at the end of the two months. Then I climb outside the rest of the year.
IF YOU DIDN’T 8 CLIMB, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH YOUR FREE TIME?
I’ve always wanted to try surfing and diving.
NON- CLIMBING 9 OBSESSION?
I’ll lie on my couch at night watching TV and movies. City of God and American Beauty are two of my favorite films.
ANYTHING ELSE? 10
I also work as a radiographer, reading X- rays and MRIs in a hospital. The schedule is really flexible: two night shifts during the week and then a 24- hour shift on the weekend, and that’s it for the month.