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Training in England – What did I learn?

Some of you have been asking me how my trip the England was in Dec 2019-Jan 2020. So here's a summary for you. The day after I landed in London, I met Louis Parkinson at Catalyst Climbing for some dynoing, coordination, running and jumping trickery - basically everything I am bad at. I have learnt… Continue reading Training in England – What did I learn?

Is ‘just climbing’ enough?

Firstly, you have to decide which category you are in. But don't stress, it is natural to fluctuate between the two as circumstances change.I've broken the categories down into the following. These categories are irrelevant to what grade you are at currently, or how long you have been climbing.  Recreational Climber:  You see yourself as… Continue reading Is ‘just climbing’ enough?

The Black Dog: A Family Pet

The Black Dog, a metaphor for the 'illness' or 'disorder' that over 300 million people are living with. Globally, it is the number one cause of suicide. Depression. For those suferring from depression, it can be the most isolating time in your life. You're afraid of talking about it. You're worried no one will understand.… Continue reading The Black Dog: A Family Pet