Angie Scarth-Johnson is widely considered one of the best rock climbers in the world … and she’s only 18. In fact, she’s one of only a handful of people who’ve conquered a 9A climb. She’ll tell us what motivates her to push herself to the limit, and beyond.


2:00 – Angie shares how it feels to be one of the few people in the world to achieve multiple 9A climbs.

4:30 – The mental discipline that goes into climbing a 9A.

7:30 – Angie explains her decision to not use a coach, and why that works for her.

9:55 – The level of physical fitness climbers need to excel.

14:00 – The mindset of a champion and the determination to never give up.

16:29 – Angie’s take on free solo climbing and what it would take for her to do it.

21:30 – What it means to be “present” when climbing a massive rock formation.

24:50 – When Angie first fell in love with rock climbing.

27:00 – Where is her favorite place in the world to climb?

29:00 – Angie’s next climbing goal is even bigger than a 9A and she’s training for it right now.