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Hazel Findlay

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Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay has been climbing for 20 of her 26 years, and started out trad climbing on the limestone sea cliffs of Pembrokeshire. She dabbled in competition climbing - she was the British junior champion six times - but at 16 decided to give it up to focus on climbing on rock, especially trad climbing which is her main passion. Hazel has been a full time climber for the last four years, which has allowed her to travel all over the world climbing interesting pieces of rock.

Hazel was the first British woman to climb a trad route at E9, and free El Capitan in Yosemite, which she has now done three times. Hazel has also red pointed 8c and onsighted many 8as, loves all types of climbing from bouldering to alpine climbing and is especially interested in the mental challenge that climbing evokes.

  • Hazel climbing in Australia

Coaching

  • Do you say ‘take’, jump off or down climb instead of committing to a move, even when you know it’s safe to fall?
  • Do you engage in negative internal dialogue before or during climbing?
  • Are you scared to fall on to trad gear even if it’s good?
  • Does a lack of confidence stop you from stepping off the ground?
  • Do you ever freeze up entirely on a route?

If so maybe I can help?

Lots of discussion following our #ClimbBritain news yesterday. Here's CEO Dave Turnbull to explain more: ow.ly/wm81302CAdo

@Team_BMC

High quality, @TomRandall2 approved training with @hazel_findlay. AeroPow obvs. pic.twitter.com/qaUQB7eMLF

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Who doesn't want to watch a film about Andy Kirkpatrick edited by screen genius @LightShedJen ?! Help them out kickstarter.com/projects/15585…

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@johnyates10 @BlackDiamond yup

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@hazel_findlay shares her hard-earned nuggets of wisdom for living in your car or van: bit.ly/29TKa3t pic.twitter.com/pWv4evYeWU

@BlackDiamond

The stick now has many extra uses @TomRandall2. According to @hazel_findlay you can sports massage 4 limbs at once! pic.twitter.com/fjRl1SGy7B

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@AlexHonnold @hazel_findlay and veteran Johnny Dawes meet up for a #Slate adventure on BMC TV ow.ly/DhiK302tfvW

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Checking out the wind above Geneva pic.twitter.com/TvL1vV8z5I

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@AlexHonnold @sannimccandless Of course! That's why all the Brits have moved to france...

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Gwen Lancashire interview
Gwen Lancashire interview
5 July 2016
I first met Gwen in Ceuse in 2011. With socks pulled up to her knees and sporting ginger pigtails under a big half dome helmet she was easy to pick ou...
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A year later
A year later
28 June 2016
I’m sat in the desert sun on a slightly melting yoga mat stretching my shoulder. I’m ill, and my body feels stiff and angry. I look up at...
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Why I like no-hold climbing
Why I like no-hold climbing
14 June 2016
I like no-hold climbing because you can’t fake it. You get forced in to flow because the climbing requires it. No amount of training, crimp-pulling,...
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