Tag: rock climbing

Take It To The Top

The word ‘Cholita’ had previously been used as a derogatory nickname for the Aymara women of Bolivia. Todd Antony photographs a marginalised female tribe of climbers fighting back in their own way – and reclaiming the word

By Annabel Herrick

Life By The Horns

“We were very lucky to be gifted with the philosophy that everything is achievable.” Annika and Jessica Horn, daughters of renowned explorer Mike Horn, talk about how he shaped their mindset – and now they strive to empower women everywhere

By Daisy Woodward

New Heights

Being a plus-sized woman had held back Emmie Harrison-West but rock climbing gave her a confidence and optimism that changed her view of sport, her body and her life

By Emmie Harrison-West

Run To Extremes

Breaking records and conquering mountains is commonplace for lawyer turned ultramarathon athlete Fernanda Maciel. We find out what drives her constant appetite for endurance sports

By Glorious

Summit Success

Finding they were being treated unfairly compared to their male climbers, one group of women started their own club, which is still breaking boundaries over 100 years on

By Rachel Ifans

Taking Charge To Reach New Heights

Route setters: Shauna Coxsey and Emma Twyford are leading the way in the UK to create opportunities for women in the climbing world

By Hannah Bailey