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Toru Nakajima - Grit E9 Video

© SteepMedia/Pete Whittaker

Toru Nakajima - new E9 on Gritstone  © SteepMedia/Pete Whittaker
Toru Nakajima - new E9 on Gritstone
© SteepMedia/Pete Whittaker

Visiting junior Toru Nakajima is safely back in Japan (phew!) after his three week blitz of Peak gritstone.

The 15 year old climber racked up an astonishing list of ascents given the warm and wet conditions he found in our typical British summer.

You can read more about some of his ascents in these UKC news items:

And in this UKC Forum Thread:

Toru's school holiday ticklist includes:

Below is a video of some of Toru's exploits, filmed by Pete Whittaker and edited for UKClimbing.com by Dave Gill of SteepMedia.

VIDEO: Toru Nakajima Crushes Gritstone

Thanks go to Pete Whittaker for this video footage!


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2 Sep, 2009
Impressive its almost like 'the new way' to climb grit. Alpine style, fast and light.
2 Sep, 2009
Awesome thanks for putting up.
2 Sep, 2009
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2 Sep, 2009
phenomenal! 15?!! well done Naka san!
2 Sep, 2009
Inspiring stuff
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