Death of Luce Douady: your cheerful nature will be missed in the Climbing

at The age of 16 years is killed in an accident, the French Climber Luce Douady fatal. According to the French mountain and climbing Federation was on Sunday on

Death of Luce Douady: your cheerful nature will be missed in the Climbing

at The age of 16 years is killed in an accident, the French Climber Luce Douady fatal. According to the French mountain and climbing Federation was on Sunday on the way to the climbing area of Le Luisset in the vicinity of the French city of Grenoble, as they crashed to a Passage of the Board placed 150 meters in depth.

Bernd Steinle

editor in the Department "Germany and the world".

F. A. Z.

Luce Douady was regarded as a great Talent in sport climbing. Last year, she became youth world champion in bouldering, with 15 years already, she also climbed in the world Cup, and surprised last year with a ranking of five in the Boulder world Cup in Vail.

At the European championship in 2019 in Edinburgh was Climbing a third party in the Lead. For the Olympic games in 2024 in Paris, was regarded in France as a medal hope. Also in the rock Luce Douady was climbing on the way to the top; a few weeks ago, you had mastered your first Route in the high level of difficulty 8b+.

"Luce noticed, especially by her constant Laughter and her huge enjoyment of the Climb," says the German top climber Alma best father, who has denied several competitions with her. "With its ease, you could infect all the people around you. In addition, she was an incredibly talented young athlete, we would certainly can expect a lot. Your cheerful nature is climbing in a Competition, definitely.“

her French team colleague Julia Chanourdie wrote on Instagram: "I will always remember her incredible energy and Motivation, nothing could stop them. She was, despite her youth, a role model.“

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 18:19

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