07 Jul Zhenja Kazbekova 13 years 8b+
Source: UpClimbing/Anna Piunova.
Ph.Anna Piunova www.mountain.ru
Zhenja Kazbekov (13) has succeeded on her first 8b + last June, 2nd: Parallelniy Mir (Parallel World) Red Stone (Krasny Kamen) in Crimea.
Last year, the young climber sent New Kenigsberg (8b) and at 11 years Vremya Ch (8a).
Zhenja comes from a family of climbers: his parents Nataliya Perlova and Serik Kazbekov have participated from 1992 to 2007 to the World Cup circuit competitions with excellent results.
Nataliya has won the second and third place in World Cup bouldering, Serik silver in speed, and had excellent placements in bouldering and lead.
Serik itself is Salavat Rakhmetov cousin, the father of the young Zalia, recently victim of a serious accident in Turkey.
Zhenja was introduced very early to world of the crag, has practiced rhythmic gymnastics, and then systematically began to climb at age of 8, coached by her parents