KYRA CONDIE

Date of birth: June 5, 1996

Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah

Height: 5 ft 4 in 

Profession: Rock Climber

USA Climbing Ranking (Bouldering): 3

About: Kyra qualified for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games after undergoing major back surgery to correct her scoliosis. 

“The biggest thing that people don’t realize is that you need to try things that are too hard and give maximal effort.” 

KYRA CONDIE VIDEOS

At 24, Kyra Condie became one of the first two American women to qualify for the Olympics in Sport Climbing.  As a child, Condie underwent back surgery to correct a curvature in her spine, casting her climbing career in doubt. But she bounced back and advanced to the pinnacle of her sport.

Olympic climber Kyra Condie is introduced to Deep Water soloing in Vietnam by Psicobloc Pioneer Tim Emmett. Watch Kyra attempt one of the hardest deep water solos in Vietnam.

La Rambla 5.15a

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Margo Hayes

From Tokyo to Vail, Mountain Hardwear climber Kyra Condie has spent most of her year on the Bouldering World Cup circuit. Kyra filmed her journey as she traveled the globe, competing and training as she gears up for the IFSC Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria

At age 13, Kyra Condie had ten vertebrae fused to combat her scoliosis. After questioning whether she’d be able to climb and compete again, her doctor told her, “send me a picture when you’re on top of the podium.” Kyra’s focus, determination, and passion for the sport have since propelled her to six national titles and the 2020 Olympics.

After being indoors on the Bouldering World Cup circuit for most the summer, Kyra Condie got back on some sandstone this July, with a checklist of projects on a few classic Rocklands boulders.

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