14-Year-Old Ashima Shiraishi From Queens is Considered the Best Female Rock Climber in the World

In this video from Great Big Story, meet the 14-year-old who has taken the rock-climbing world by storm, Queens’ Ashima Shiraishi.

Ashima Shiraishi can scale boulders and rock faces that most people twice her age simply can’t. The 14-year-old New York native started climbing boulders in Central Park when she was just six years old and hasn’t looked back since. Keep going Ashima!

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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