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World Indoor Climbing Competition | Climbing Tips | Comp Climbing | speed climbing

What is Speed Climbing?

By: Rachel Osborne

In climbing, as in life, there's something thrilling about the prospect of a race. Two competitors, a clearly defined finish, and the drive to be the quickest. You may have seen a unique wall in your local gym marked by uniform red holds. Here, climbers tap into this excitement as they face off in a vertical sprint to the top. Blink, and you might miss it. This is speed climbing.

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beginner climbing | Climbing Community | Start Climbing | mental health

How Climbing Gave Me The Confidence Boost I Didn't Know I Needed

By: Rachel Osborne

Nearly 12 years ago – early into my climbing journey, I had a full-blown panic attack at the gym. As a beginner climber, I was so worried about people watching me and thinking, "Wow, that girl really has no idea what she's doing." I felt embarrassed and didn't want anyone to think poorly of me. Irrational? Yes - but I'm confident I'm not the only one who's been there.

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