Unzipped: Ashima Shiraishi

The Olympic hopeful shares what’s inside her gym bag.

Age hasn’t stopped Ashima Shiraishi from accomplishing big goals; the 17-year-old has gold medals in bouldering and sport climbing in several world championships and is a clear favorite for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Here, Shiraishi shares the snacks, gear, and beauty products she can’t live without.

See her full interview here.

evolv ashima climbing shoes

“I helped make these with Evolv to fit me very well. They’re good for climbing on overhanging walls. It’s a little slim and designed for people who struggle to find smaller sizes.”
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coconut almond butter clif bars

“I love any nut butter and this is my favorite flavor combination. I eat these in the middle of a climbing session if I need a little more energy.
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petzl hirundos

“I use this harness because it’s light and good for both outdoor and indoor rope climbing.”
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custom climbing pants

“I wear my mom’s homemade climbing pants, which is unique because my dad picks out the fabric from Japan or online and my mom makes them at home.”
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the north face nuptse jacket

“The brand’s new climbing series is really cool because it’s both comfortable and stylish. This layer is great because it’s lightweight but super warm.”
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air force 1’s

“I love shoes. Right now, I have the orange pair.”
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wireless beats headphones

“I’m a big fan of listening to hip-hop, pop, or trap music when training because it gives me a boost of energy. Right now, I'm playing a lot of Rihanna, Drake, and 21 Savage.”
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tresemme dry shampoo

“I usually keep my hair up so I use dry shampoo when I need to save time.”
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