Olaf Obsommer (GER)

Full name:
Olaf Obsommer    


Date of Birth: 

Place of birth: 
Haan, Germany    


Living Legend, Movie Maker, Athlete    

Sport / activities (different to your profession): 
skiing, hiking biking, bouldering       

Place of residence: 
Kiefersfelden, Germany        

Biggest accomplishments: 
Surviving all my big adventures since 1988,
1988 first road trip in the Alps
1989 first time Corsica
1994 Réunion Island
1995 FD Shire River in Malawi, lots of Hippo and Croc attack´s
1997 3 month Norway with an old 7,5t fire service truck
2001 first time The Grand Canyon of the Stikine at 500 cumecs, we called it surviving paddling
2005 Slave River Northwest Territories
2007 Pakistan Indus the Rondu Gorge + Gabun the Ogooue Ivindo river
2008 Greenland
2009 Siberia, 2 weeks self support in the Sayan Mountains
2012 BIKE2BOAT Norway
2013 BIKE2BOAT Alps
2013 again the Grand Canyon of the Stikine with 44 years age

Latest success or project: 
8 days expedition Onot river in Siberia Sayan Mountains        

Lifetime project: 

Favourite spot / location(s): 
Brandenberger Ache, is the nearest world calls river from my home, only 45 min drive to the the put in, or 3h with BIKE2BOAT    

Personal music/song:
to many and it changed over the years ;-)       

Personal statement / philosophy: 
Take it easy!     

Platforms of athlete:
Website: www.big-o-productions.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Olaf-Obsommer/183799405144336
Twitter: twitter.com/Obsommer
Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCjSK-DaGgr4BXt_NAqheXag
Vimeo: vimeo.com/sickline 

Partnership with adidas since: 

most stupid thing you ever did! 
taken some things not easy