TAMARA LUNGER

TAMARA LUNGER

DATE OF BIRTH: 06.06.1986
NATIONALITY: ITALIA

Bio

Born in 1986, she is the daughter of a famous Italian skier, and for this reason she has always lived in the mountains. The mountains have inevitably had a strong influence on her, becoming her greatest passion. In 2014 she reached the summit of K2, making her the second Italian woman to climb the mountain. As a child she practiced many sports, including athletics, becoming twice runner-up in the Italian finals.
Her passion for the mountains remained constant and in 2002 she started to compete in ski races. She became a member of the Italian National Team: twice Italian champion in 2006 and 2008, second in 2007, she won the Pierra Menta in 2007 and 2008 and the World long distance title in 2008. After these victories she started to look for new experiences. Since the age of 14 one of her dreams was to climb an 8000 m peak. In 2009 she started her new career as a mountaineer with her first expedition to Nepal.

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