Name: Roosa Huhtikorpi
Born: September 24th, 1989
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
Started climbing: I started climbing when I was 6 years old with my older brother.
Home away from home: In good company on climbing trips all around the world.
Greatest career achievement so far: Finnish Champion quite many times, Nordic Champion 4 or 5 times, 8th place at the European championships.
First trick you were really proud of: Haha, I don’t think we have any tricks in climbing
What are you known for? I am known for my wide shoulders, climbing technique and everlasting smile.
Your favorite websites: Climbing news from websites: 8a.nu, 27crags and my friends’ blogs
Your idols: My mom and my friend Anthony, his climbing style is amazing and I love his attitude.
Best advice you ever got: Climb better and crimp like never before!
Favorite music: It’s a long list but basically everything that gets me in the right mode.
The most beautiful thing in the world: Finding out how to do a hard move and climb the hardest problem ever.
Ideal climbing destination: Verazze in Italy, Kalymnos in Greece, Australia and the US. There are too many places…
Sweet or sour? Sweet!!
Your biggest treasure: My “La Sportiva Solution” climbing shoes.
How much Battery Energy Drink do you consume during a season? This is the hardest question so far! I am not able to count how many.
How much do you travel? Depends on the year and the injuries, approximately 2-5 times in a year.
Your dream travel destination: I only go on climbing trips.
What do you do when you are not climbing? Working and hanging out at the climbing centre or something else.