Madeleine Eppensteiner

is a sport psychologist (M.Sc.) located in Dornbirn, Austria, and founder/CEO of Climbing Psychology.

She has been climbing, learning and exploring for as long as she can remember. Throughout the past decade, she travelled the world representing Austria at youth climbing competitions and later on in the one or other Bouldering World Cup –having done a masters degree in psychology along the way. She is specialized in sport psychology and fascinated by the psychological effect on sport performance, especially observing how new perspectives can push athletes higher and further than ever before. Her personal background lies in climbing for which reason her my main focus is in climbing psychology.

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Veronika Mayerhofer

is currently doing her internship at Climbing Psychology. She is about to finish her master degree in psychology and is in the educational program for sport psychology. Originally, Veronika was a professional nordic skier, participating in the Winter Olympics in Socchi, but has switched to alpine mountaineering since then where she found her passion in conquering mountains either with skis, hiking, running or climbing. She also loves to travel, exploring mountains all over the world and getting to know people from other cultures. That’s why she spent three years in the US as student athlete.