Ashima Shiraishi has repeated Fred Nicole's Golden Shadow, ~8B+, in Rocklands, South Africa.
This means 13-year old Ashima is the second female, after Tomoko Ogawa, to climb this grade, and of course the youngest.
She has previously repeated several 8B's and 8c+'s as well as flashed 8A.
Ashima Shiraishi is sponsored by: Blue Water Ropes and Evolv
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