Ulric Rousseau

Age: 34, Years climbing: 19, Hometown: Montreal, Favorite product: MIURA VS


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

I clip bolts, plug gear and boulder sometimes when I feel suicidal, but only in the mornings.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

About 2 years, officially for 6 months. but my blood runs yellow VS GOLD

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

I would like to be able to climb as much as I can before the wheel and the Man gets too close.

Do you have a claim to fame?

Many, but you probably don't have glasses on, so I won't spray!

Do you have any vices?

Better question, how many do I have. Women Shoes ( I own over 100 pairs of skate shoes, most of em are still in the box ) DVD's Music downloads ( sorry Miguel, I have too ) Expensive jeans Duct Tape fetish Should I go on...

What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

The smog around big cities that we clearly see, but clearly do nothing about.

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

The only groupies I have are 14 yr old girls trying to marry me to get out of Mexico and as for fame, money and all the rest, not to sure it matters right now.

What is your favorite movie?

I watch a lot of Eps of Entourage, Big Bang Theory and Modern Family. I also watch a lot of what the net is best known for...

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Uli or Ul ( thats my mom ). Uli is just easier to pronounce in spanish.

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

...wait what, sleep. hummmmmmmm. Anyone who knows me knows I sleep very little. Remember that little annoying teenager who throws rocks at tents in the morning...

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?

Maine, cause you could mainline intravenous climbing into me, and I would still ask for more.

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

A V8 and fresh air from Niagara Glen state park.

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

Music. All day, all the time. The louder the better, the faster and more melodic the trance.

What really scares you about climbing?

Nothing. How could you be afraid of something you love?

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Time Well Wasted

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

On a sailboat.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No food. I can always lose more weight.

Do you wish you had sexier feet?