Outdoor & sports

Granite gems

Across the Felsenmeer and the Riesenstein formation—Odenwald is a boulderers’ paradise.

The ball is a boule

Joie de vivre in the Palatinate—with Pétanque.

Our man on the ice

Referee Marcus Brill: eagles are bound by his whistle.

When the west wind blows

Rolf Rinklin flies whenever he wants to feel free as a bird and when the wind’s blowing from the west.

Get a kick out of soccergolf

How Alex Kober gets the soccergolf ball rolling in the Palatinate town of Dirmstein.

Life is an adventure

Working with the fun factor: Wolfgang Giersch runs an adventure park in the south-Palatinate of Kandel.

The heritage of the Crane

Palatine wrestling culture: Coach Markus Scherer conditions for Olympia in Schifferstadt.

The vertical paradise

An exceptional talent: Michel Siedler climbs with the big ones – to the top.

Teeing off for success

Karolin Lampert from Sandhausen is one of the best female golfers in Germany

Between heaven and earth

Just learn to fly - like Mona Hörig.

Glides over the water

Christian Antoni is making waves: the German water ski champion trains on Lake Kiefweiher near Ludwigshafen.