/ NEWS: Two more ~8c+'s for Ashima

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UKC News - on 07 Oct 2013
Ashima Shiraishi on 24 carats, 8c+, Red River Gorge, 4 kb12 year old Ashima Shiraishi has spent a few days in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, where she has the habit of stunning the world with a slew of world class ascents every year.
This year was no different as she managed to climb two routes in the 8c-8c+ range in two days:
The very technical...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68396
Dandan82 - on 07 Oct 2013
In reply to UKC News:
Amazing, and scary too, to be that good that young!
Out of interest what was a 12 year old Adam Ondra ticking?
Fraser on 07 Oct 2013
In reply to Dandan82:

> Out of interest what was a 12 year old Adam Ondra ticking?

Wiki says: " In 2005 (at age twelve) he onsighted 8b (5.13d) routes."


You can't really say 'big things are predicted' for Ashima - she's already doing them - so impressive!
Fraser on 07 Oct 2013
I maybe should also have pasted the next sentence, listing his performance when aged 13:

"Then he became famous on climbing magazines and in 2006 he managed to climb his first 9a (5.14d) Martin Krpan at Misja Pec."
James Oakes - on 07 Oct 2013
In reply to UKC News: According to his 8a log he did 10 8c's and an 8c+ in 2005 and he was born in 1993.
Fraser on 07 Oct 2013
In reply to James Oakes:

That's why I've never fully trusted wiki pages! ;)

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