Chatting to Ueli Steck

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photo by @markus-zimmermann.com

I recently interviewed Ueli Steck for Trek and Mountain magazine.

It was pretty hard work as he didn’t have much to say about anything really…. so I was glad I’d dipped into “Training for the New Alpinism” beforehand to give me a few ideas.

Nonetheless, I think I dragged out a few interesting quotes from him. I particularity like the response when I asked him if there is anything outside of training that interests him: “There is no time for anything else, there is not much time left in my days except for training.” Strangely, this made me feel better about my “lack” of accomplishments….

You can read the article for for Trek and Mountain magazine here: Ueli Steck, The Swiss Machine.

 

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