Adrian was born in the Banat region of Romania. He discovered climbing at the age of 18, when he found that he could scramble up nearby mountains. He would later go on to win a several Romanian mountaineering competitions and help his country win several international competitions.
He opened Active Climbing in 2009, after noticing a growing climbing scene in Athens. He’s dedicated himself to the the city’s climbers, ever since.
Adrian has coached several youth climbers who have made it to the National stage. He began coaching in Romania. After moving to the United States, he began to coach at Adrenaline Climbing, in Suwanee. He continues to coach here, at Active Climbing.