The History and Career of Japans First Climbing Star
In 1991 Yuji Hirayama was the first Climber from Japan to win a Climbing Worldcup. He became a star in the scene and inspired many young people in his country to develop their climbing skills.
Today Yuji is a gym owner and organizer of the North Face Cup – a competition series with a concept, comparable to the Boulder Bundesliga in germany.
In this episode you will learn about Yujis biography, his career and the climbing scene and culture in Japan.
Thank you Yuji for the talk!
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