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World Youth Climbing Championships: during the Male Boulder Finals, Ashima Shiraishi
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Ashima Shiraishi / climbing great


Video portrait of American rock climber Ashima Shiraishi, one of the best sport climbers in the world.

"People celebrate her achievements because she’s the youngest person to climb a certain grade, they also celebrate it because she’s the first female to climb at certain grades. But really she’s basically just one of the best climbers in the country. Hands down." Alex Honnold sums up 15-year-old American Ashima Shiraishi pretty neatly, and with 9/a+ sport climbing, 8C bouldering, Youth Lead and Boulder World Champion titles already to her name all she needs to do right now, as Emily Harrington states, is have fun!

22/03/2016 - Ashima Shiraishi claims first female 8C boulder with Horizon
18/03/2015 - Ashima Shiraishi climbs 9a/9a+ a Santa Linya in Spain





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