Mina Leslie-Wujastyk TEDx Talk

This week's Friday Night Video is a TEDx talk featuring none other than Mina Leslie-Wujastyk. Using climbing as her narrative, Mina explores the ideas of determination, dealing with adversity and achieving big goals. Mina has been attempting Rainshadow (9a) at Malham for the past couple of years and whilst she has invested a huge amount of time and energy in trying her project, it hasn't been plain sailing.

Mina wrote on her Facebook:

"The talk is about cultivating determination, despite uncertainty, in the pursuit of big goals. I use climbing as a narrative but I hope that the message can be related and found relevant to any goals or dreams you may have.

Amongst other things, I discuss vulnerability and, funnily enough, posting this now makes me feel very nervous and vulnerable! I guess everything has a challenge and lesson.

I hope it's enjoyable and useful."


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Born in 1987, Mina has been climbing since she was 8 years old. She gained fame with some hard bouldering ascents and on the competition scene, but lately has been cutting her teeth as a top level sport climber.

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15 Jun, 2018

"!You need to accept marketing cookies to view this content - Change Consent"

Or go to youtube. Which is what I'll do from now on

15 Jun, 2018

Looking forward to 'Sharks' follow up Ted Talk ;-)

16 Jun, 2018

That's hilarious. One of the funniest comments I've read in a while.

Do you realise by going to YouTube you are accepting the same thing? They just don't tell you about it.

20 Jun, 2018

Indeed, I expect YouTube are attempting to glean even more data by less obvious means

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