Paul Brand

Date of birth: 7 Februari 2003
Residence: Amsterdam
Start climbing: At the age of 4
Discipline: Boulder, Lead
Category: Youth B
Competition results: 2nd at the Dutch Youth Chamionship Boulder 2018 1st Dutch Youth Championship Lead 2016 2nd Dutch Youth Championship Boulder 2016
Ticklist boulder: Le Faux Baquet Fb7A, Fontainebleau (France) Happy Place Fb7A, Zillertal (Austria) Namless Fb6C+, Falzarego (Italy) Aiguille Noire Fb6C+, Avalonia (Germany) Schau Schau Fb6C, Falzarego (Italy) L'Entre-Toit Fb6C, Fontainebleau (France) Dain Eisenfu├č Fb6C, Avalonia (Germany)
Ticklist lead: Stromausfall 7C (3rd go), Franchi (Italy) Zona Mixta 7B (on sight), Margalef (Spain) Amb Pal No Dona Pal 7B (2nd go), Margalef (Spain) Entsafter 7B (2nd go), Frankenjura (Germany) Duracell 7B (2nd go), Franchi (Italy) Fr├╝hlingserwachen 7B (2nd go), Franchi (Italy) La Realidad Duele 7B (2nd go), Oliana (Spain) Placa Ferdinand 7B (2nd go), Oliana (Spain)
Proudest climbing moment: For the first time trying really hard and long routes in Oliana, and almost doing a 7C+
Favorite gym: Kunststof, Cafe Kraft, Mountain Network Amsterdam, Val di Fassa, Imst
Favorite climbing areas: Margalef, Oliana, Siurana (Spain), FrankenJura (Germany), Fontainebleau (France), Zillertal (Austria)
Favorite boulder: Still to be found
Favorite route: Stromausfall 7C, Franchi (Italy)
Other activities: Used to be Judo
Future goals: Perform well in international competitions and epic outdoor routes and boulders.
Sponsors: TENAYA, Nihil Clothing, Bouldergym Kunststof and Energiehaven