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Video: The Line Ep.3- How Cory Richards’ Mental Health Affects His Climbing

Mental health is a tough topic, but one which needs to be discussed. The newly-released third episode of The Line, the ROAM series following Cory Richards' attempt to climb Mt. Everest via a new route, examines Richards' complicated relationship with mental health.

Related: Why is Cory Richards Trying a New Everest Route

Richards challenges what he sees as a cultural stigma against talking about mental health. Instead of a weakness, he sees his ability to be open and honest about psychological wellness as "a profound strength, and a profound source of inspiration."

Read more in our feature “How Cory Richards Battled Depression at the Top of the World.”

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stash member Zack Skovron

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, now living in Jackson, WY. I’m an avid skier, biker, hiker, climber, and fisherman. Outside of sports, my major interests focus on public policy surrounding land use and energy systems.