Ashima Shiraishi is the climbing world's next biggest star.
(Photo credit: TIME magazine)
At age 15, she is already the sport's best female climber. Every year, from 2010 to 2014, Ashima have been taking home the American Bouldering Series Youth National Championship.
Recently, Ashima further broke two world records when she conquered Open Your Mind Direct, a notoriously difficult rock wall in Santa Linya, Spain: she became the first woman and the youngest person ever to ascend the challenging wall.
And it only took her about 10 minutes.
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