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Topic - NEWS: Japanese Junior Hits The Grit

UKC News - on 17 Aug 2009
[Toru Nakajima climbing the Victorian Overmantel, V9, Stanage, 3 kb]15 year old Toru Nakajima climbs E8:

In the first few days of his summer cragging trip, the young Japanese climber visited Stanage and managed an onsight ascent of The Storm (V9), a fast repeat of Deliverance (V8+) and then moved on to the Victorian Overmantel (V9), dispatching the hideous move on his third try in the full summer sun.


Routes that have had the Toru treatment so far include the Burbage test-pieces Simba's Pride (E8), which he rapidly headpointed, Life Assurance (E6) climbed on sight, and he has moved on to top roping Parthian Shot and Dynamics of Change (both E9)...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=48849

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