March 14, 2023

Kyra Condie's unstoppable rise: A tale of grit, passion, determination and grace

Kyra Condie's unstoppable rise: A tale of grit, passion, determination and grace

How Kyra Condie overcame Scoliosis to become a professional climber and reach the Olympics

Apple Podcasts podcast player badge
Spotify podcast player badge
Google Podcasts podcast player badge
Castro podcast player badge
RSS Feed podcast player badge

Kyra Condie is a rising star in the world of climbing, known for her strength and unstoppable attitude.

Diagnosed with Scoliosis as a young teenager she was told she would never climb again. Defiant to a fault, she pushed against opinions of what she was told and propelled herself into the world of elite athleticism and getting all the way to the Olympics. And she's just getting started.

Kyra's unwavering determination and growth mindset have been the foundation for her success. In this episode of the Growth Mindset Podcast, we sit down with Kyra to discuss her journey to becoming an Olympian, and the powerful lessons she's learned about perseverance, resilience, and the power of a positive attitude.

Whether you're a climbing fan or simply seeking inspiration on your own personal growth journey, this is an episode you won't want to miss.

- - -

Sponsor - Better Help
The Growth Mindset is sponsored by BetterHelp. Therapy to get you on your way to being your best self.

Give online therapy a try at for 15% off. 

- - -

Sponsor - LinkedIn
Attract talent from the world's largest professional network.

Post a job in minutes for free to get targeted professionals applying to you.

Create a free job post now -

- - -

Connect with Kyra:

- - -

Connect with Sam:

- - -


  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 02:14 Diagnosed with scoliosis
  • 03:04 Kyra's alternative path if she had not pursued sports
  • 03:41 Kyra's injury
  • 04:16 Facing fear
  • 04:40 Entrep  
  • 05:30 Emotions dealing with Scoliosis
  • 08:01 An olympian's life compared to her other friends'
  • 09:11 Mental health
  • 09:52 Dragon's den tangent
  • 10:15 Balancing life
  • 11:30 ADVERT - LinkedIn Jobs
  • 13:01 ADVERT - Zbiotics
  • 16:14 Kyra's climbing style / technique
  • 18:56 Avoiding injuries
  • 19:38 Mood booster on a bad day
  • 20:55 Kyra's advice to her younger self
  • 21:47 Did Kyra struggle with confidence when she was young?
  • 22:35 Is Kyra worried of being overconfident
  • 22:54 Kindest thing
  • 23:29 Kyra's message to the world

Don't Forget to leave a comment on this episode

See for podcast listener privacy info.