Ueli Steck was married to his wife, Nicole Steck, in 2008. The couple frequently had many adventures together. Following his death, Nicole reportedly lives in Bern, Switzerland, and works as a Senior Manager of Investments.
Race to the Summit, also known as 'Duell am Abgrund, is a Netflix original documentary that follows the exploits of two accomplished mountaineers, Ueli Steck and Daniel "Dani" Arnold, whose passion for the outdoors allowed them to break some astounding world records.
Each of them set quick ascent times on the Eiger, Matterhorn, and Grandes Jorasses north sides in under three hours as they competed for speed records on the most treacherous north slopes of the Alps.
Steck, often known as "the Swiss Machine," passed away on Nuptse in 2017 at the age of 40 from injuries sustained following a fall while attempting the hitherto untried Everest West Ridge/Hornbein Couloir route without oxygen. He holds a lot of speed records to this date, including one for the Alps' North Face Trilogy.
On the other hand, a lot of people have been curious to know about Ueli Steck's wife, including where she is at the moment. Well, we've got you covered.
Everything You Need to Know About Ueli Steck’s Wife, Nicole Steck!
According to reports, Ueli Steck and his wife, Nicole Steck, got married in 2008. They frequently climbed mountains together and truly liked one other's company. However, out of worry for his safety, she would frequently advise her husband against some of his more risky adventures.
So it goes without saying that her husband's terrible death on April 30, 2017, was a great loss for her. Nevertheless, she stayed strong. In an interview, she told TV anchor Mona Vetsch,
It is better to live one day as a tiger than a thousand days as a sheep.
Ueli Steck and his wife, Nicole Steck.
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As of her current whereabouts, Nicole currently resides in Bern, Switzerland, where she appears to be prospering professionally. She actually quit her job at Die Schweizerische Post in March 2022 to join Die Mobiliar, where she is still employed as a Senior Manager of Investments.
Apart from that, not much is known about Ueli Steck's wife, including if she is in a relationship or has already been married again. The fact that she is not a part of the Netflix documentary indicates that she does not really prefer to be in the public eye.
Considering it has been over 6 years since the death of Ueli, there's a high chance she has a new partner. We will surely get back to you as soon as we get any updates about her.
More About Nicole Steck: Education & Career!
Nicole Steck currently works as a Senior Manager of Investments at Die Mobiliar.
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According to her LinkedIn profile, Nicole Steck attended Muttenz High School from 1994 to 1997 and pursued her studies in Economics there. She later enrolled at the University of Bern in 1998 and earned a degree in Political Economics there in 2003.
Ueli Steck's wife also spent some time studying abroad from 2000 to 2001 at Maastricht University in the Netherlands to hone her English language abilities. Nicole worked with Black Diamond Equipment from 2004 until 2007 as a member of the Marketing Coordination team. She then returned to the University of Bern as a student in 2007 to continue working toward her Master of Science in Business Administration, which she eventually earned in 2009.
Along with other things, she studied for a semester at the University of Granda in Spain in 2008 to hone her Spanish. She also won the Marketing Talent Award that year.
She joined Energie Wasser Bern as a product manager in January 2010 and remained there until April 2014. She made the decision to study Sustainable Development at the University of Bern in 2013 and 2014.
Nicole began a sabbatical in May 2014, which lasted until June 2015; the following month, she started working as a business development consultant at Die Schweizerische Post. She resigned from the role in December 2016 and adopted a new title in January 2017 to become the Head of Innovation Post Mail.
Nicole enrolled at the University of St.Gallen in 2017, the year Ueli Steck died, to study CAS Business Model Innovation. She made the decision to pursue a Digital Excellence Diploma in Leading Digital Business Transformation from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in 2020, and in 2021 she successfully completed the program.
She also obtained a second Digital Excellence Diploma from IMD in February 2021 for Digital Strategy and Analytics, and in June 2021, she obtained a third from the same institution for Digital Supply Chain Management.