22-year-old Molly Thompson-Smith has been competing on the international circuit since 2011. Her career took off in 2017 after she made finals in a Lead World Cup and then medaled later that year. While Thompson is primarily a lead climber, she devoted 2019 to training for the Combined Olympic format. Thompson finished the year ranked 44th in Combined.
Thompson met with bodybuilder Bethany Tomlinson to swap workouts.