Ivans world

Why sponsor a mountaineer?

As someone who has climbed some of the tallest mountains in the world – including Mount Elbrus during winter, Cho Oyu (8201m), the 6th tallest mountain in the world and and more than 50 mountains on 4 different continents – I can attest to the unique mix of inspiration and...

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Dump your New Year’s resolutions and reach your goals

New Year's Eve is traditionally the time of year when many set goals for the coming year in the form of New Year's resolutions. However, more than 50% of all new years resolutions fails. That is why mountaineer Ivan Braun urges people to save time, hassle and the disappointments with New Year's resolution, and instead use the peace of Christmas to think through and note your goals. This way are you much closer in achieving your goals

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Ivan Braun | Sponsored and then what ?

I’m often met with the question “Does it feel like having sold something of you, by being sponsored?” and actually did this thought never occur to me before I was asked. I have always seen the sponsors as an expression of teamwork between two or more partners. In my sponsorships I only encounter respect where I and my projects are treated with respect. And the other way around, I am aware of me being a platform of exposure, where I must provide with words, histories, pictures and videos from my universe.

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Ivan Braun | There’s no Plan B

That was a standing joke between the motley crowd of mountaineers who was gathered in Kirgisistan 2012. Florian Hill from Addidas came up with the idea that the crowd reminded of the movie “The A-team” and their motto were “There’s no plan B”

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