When you started competing in international competitions, did you see yourself being in the top-10?
Yes, but I dream about it. And my dreams comes thrue!
What motivated you to compete rather than just to climb outside?
Competition is another climbing world and I love it. But outside climbing motivates me a lot.
What are some struggles you face as an athlete?
Low financing, some injuries and rejection of sweets.
What influenced you to start competing?
Competitions is the national tradition.
Who most helped you get to where you are right now?
My boyfriend Oleg, parents, my coaches: Alisa Gracheva, Olga Bibik, Evgeniy Portnyagin, yoga guru Sati Mata, my friends, sponsors and all girls who compete with me! With awesome rivals you grow very high.
What advice could you give to Young Athletes?
Be yourself, enjoy every moment and every move on the route. Listen your body and soul. Fear nothing and be happy!
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Yoga, design, architecture, painting, sketching, live music.
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