Alizée Dufraisse

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Alizée Dufraisse
Boulder Worldcup Vienna 28-05-2010 quali-w044 Alizée Dufraisse.jpg
Alizee Dufraisse in qualifying at the Boulderin Worldcup in Vienna, Austria, May 28, 2010
Personal information
Nationality French
Born (1987-06-13) June 13, 1987 (age 30)
Pessac
Residence Aix-en-Provence
Height 1.64 metres (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 46 kilograms (101 lb)
Website alizeedufraisse.blogspot.com
Climbing career
Type of climber Lead climbing, Bouldering
Highest grade
Updated on 10 May 2013.

Alizée Dufraisse, born 13 June 1987 in Pessac, France is a professional rock climber. She lives in Aix-en-Provence. She has been climbing since the age of seven. In 2003, she first climbed the grade of 8a (5.13b).[1]

She became the fourth woman to have climbed a route graded 9a (5.14d) or higher when she climbed La Reina Mora in January 2012. La Reina Mora has been only climbed by three other climbers Ramón Julián Puigblanque, Daniel Andrada, and Nicolas Favresse.[2]

In 2008, she was a gold medalist in the French championship. In 2009, she won the bouldering competition at Rock Master.[3] In 2010, she won a bronze medal at the European Championships in Imst Austria.[4]

She is also interested in other sports, including the pole vault.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alizée Dufraisse" (in French). pyrenees-pireneus.com. Archived from the original on 21 January 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "9a for Alizee Dufraisse". Rock and Ice. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Rock Master 2009: Czech Libor Hroza wins speed". czechclimbing.com. 6 September 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "3ème journée de Championnat d’Europe, 1ère médaille pour la France" (in French). ffme.fr. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  5. ^ Fred Guston (22 December 2010). "Alizée Dufraisse, toujours haut perchée" (in French). Archived from the original on 31 December 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 

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