11-year-old Donghyuk (Daniel) Kim was born in Washington and currently lives in South Korea. He’s only been climbing for a little over four years, but he’s already put down Fragile Steps (V12/13) in Rocklands. When he’s older, he plans on competing and hopes to become the world’s first V18 climber.
“Sending project boulders makes me so excited and gives me a huge sense of achievement,” he says. When Kim grows up, he wants to be “a legendary boulderer and …. A chief editor of Gym Climber :)” We wish him the best of luck and look forward to one day having him in the office.
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