"Eating disorders are often symptoms of larger issues. Bearing witness develops empathy.”
Last summer, Tiffany Thiele, a young rock climber from Reno, Nevada, took her life after posting a Facebook message saying a ski patroller had raped her. She left behind an unsolvable mystery about what really happened, along with urgent questions about whether more could have been done to heal her feelings of pain and distrust.
Ian Powell, hold shaper, recounts how art and addiction impacted his life. He was one of the best in the industry; then he went to prison. 11 years free, he's since changed the industry, again.
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Wondering if you’re a “real” climber yet? Feel like a fraud? That your best is never enough. You’re not alone.