Nationality : South Korean
DOB : September 11th 1988
Web site : http://www.thejas.pe.kr/
This young South Korean is just a joy to watch on the wall.
Through her immense talent and natural grace, Jain always provides a demonstration of climbing at its esthetic best.
Born into a family of mountaindwellers and climbers, Jain Kim has been on the international scene since 2004, when she won the Asian Championships. She won her first victory in the 2009 World Cup and has been collecting podiums until she won the overall title for the World Cup in 2010.
Last year, she embarked on the combined challenges of the Lead and Bouldering World Cups, winning a stage in the latter.In other words, if she wants to, she could be hogging the podiums at Bercy !
2nd in the overall Wolrd Cup rankings 2011 and 2009
2011 : Winner of 5 World Cup stages
2011 : World vice-champoin
Text & pictures : Auriana BEAUTE / FFME