Yaroslav Tkach

Why did you start climbing?

I was a very active child and when I started climbing I realised that this sport suited me best.

How long have you been climbing?

14 years old, since the age of 7.

Why do you climb?

I love the feeling when, after months of preparation, I can give my best at a competition.

What do you love about climbing?

It’s a very complex sport, you have to train in many areas to compete at a world level and it’s also great fun.

What is your biggest climbing success?

I am the Ukrainian Champion, World Games medallist and overall European champion.

What are your climbing goals?

Olympic gold.

What is your biggest dream?

To become the best speed climber in the world.

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