January 8, 2024

Episode 22: From Childhood to Motherhood - Emily Harrington

Hazel Findlay

Photo by Colette McInerney

In this episode, Hazel speaks with Emily Harrington about her life as a professional climber from when she was a kid competing to now as a mother herself.

They talk about how she started climbing and how she fell into competition climbing. They talk about her struggles with having an eating disorder at a young age but how she recovered from it and how she thinks about it now. They talk about how she's stayed motivated throughout her climbing career and how she's managed performance anxiety and stress around big goals. They also talk about social media and external pressure. Then they finally talk about motherhood, how she's taken to motherhood so far and how she thinks about risk as a mother.  

⚠️ Warning - we do talk about eating disorders in this podcast.

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