ANGELA EITER

ANGELA EITER

DATE OF BIRTH: 27.01.1986
NATIONALITY: AUSTRIA

Bio

Angela Eiter (Arzl im Pitztal, January 27th, 1986) is an Austrian climber. She enjoys crag climbing and bouldering and has competed in difficulty competitions. She won three consecutive Lead World Cups from 2004 to 2006 and four World Championships. She started climbing at the age of 11 at school. Her parents took her climbing in the gym in Imst. At the age of fifteen, she climbed her first 8a (indoor).
In 2002, at the age of sixteen, she began to participate in Lead World Cup climbing. Since then came an endless series of successes that led her to win three World Cups in a row: in 2004, in 2005, (winning 8 out of 9 races) and in 2006, (winning 7 out of 10). She also won four World Championships in the lead specialty: 2005 (Munich), 2007 (Avilés), 2011 (Arco) and 2012 (Paris). In 2013 she announced her retirement from the competition scene.

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