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The World's Strongest 9 Year Old?

Ashima Shiraishi, the 9-year-old climbing prodigy who ticked V10 last year, has been killing it this week in Hueco Tanks, Texas. According to Big UP Productions' Facebook page, Ashima sent two of her hardest boulders this week, Chbalanke (V12) and Roger in the Shower (V11). Not bad for someone who's just over four feet tall.

Ashima made her Big UP debut last year in the online short The Insiders--yours truly was on set for the final day of production. Check out the video below.

--Adam Roy




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