BBC run interview with Ashima Shiraishi
- Tuesday 11th August 2020 at 2.30pm
Jan 26th; 2016
The BBC have picked up on the amazing climbing talent that is Ashima Shiraishi and are running an interview with the 14 year-old New York rock star.
Ashima started out as a 6 year-old girl climbing for fun in New York’s Central Park. A year later she won her first competition and since then, as she’s got better and better at climbing. As with many that get hooked on climbing, it’s become a passion for her.
However, juggling school life, climbing and 60k followers on social media, Ashima definitely isn’t your average 14 year-old girl. Click through here to listen to the 5 minute sound-bite on the BBC’s World Service.