Stories of Ambition

Meet six talented young climbers with a shared ambition — taking on the world stage.
With Sport Climbing confirmed as a new Olympic sport for 2020, everything changes. To succeed, they will have to excel in three climbing disciplines: lead, bouldering and speed. JLL is helping these young athletes achieve their ambitions by taking them to world-class training facilities in Japan; developing a cutting-edge climbing suit; and bringing
in Great Britain climbing coach, Ian Dunn.
Will they make it? Discover their stories.

Full Circle

Featuring Karin Kojima

Not your average teenager, Karin is a regular winner of national youth climbing competitions. She’s got big ambitions, but first she must make the Japanese National Team.

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