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Decisions, Decisions

This past weekend marks the dates that the 2020 Oceania Continental Climbing Championships was supposed to have been.  The competition that was to decide my fate for the next six months. The event that would tell me if my Olympic dream was over, or pushing onto an even bigger stage.  But it was not to be. Continentals was postponed, followed by the Olympics. At this point there is no certainty on how and when Olympic qualification will take place.

2019 Mammut Australian Open Lead, Speed, and Boulder Championships

Often I write blogs to process; sometimes it’s just to recount what happened for those following my journey. This blog is a bit of both.  Part of it is being written seven weeks after the fact (oh my gosh how has the time gone by so quickly!?!?!), and some of it was written raw and in the moment of the emotion.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

“The heavier the burden, the closer our lives come to the earth, the more real and truthful they become. Conversely, the absolute absence of burden causes man to be lighter than air, to soar into heights, take leave of the earth and his earthly being, and become only...

Reflections 2018 and Looking Forward 2019

Reflections – 2018 Here’s what happened in brief: (TLDR – too long didn’t read) Times were tough. I learned a lot. If everyone who gave in 2018 gives the same amount again in 2019, my expenses will be covered.  I can’t do it without you! I am looking...

Gratitude

I will share a debrief of my recent Oceania competition soon, but first I wanted to share my second Vlog.  Thank you for watching!...

Trying something new…

It’s taken me a week and a half to build up the courage to post this.  Here is my first attempt at a Video Blog. 🙂  Please persevere with the clip – it takes me a bit to get into it, but you’ll see some real vulnerability.  Also apologies for the...