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Watch Federica Mingolla Climb a Verdon Classic

In 2014, Italian climber Federica Mingolla sent the famous 60-metre Tom et Je Ris 5.14b in Verdon.

Federica Mingolla climbing Tom et je ris Photo Elio Cacchio / Bshopzone
Federica Mingolla climbing Tom et je ris Photo Elio Cacchio / Bshopzone

Mingolla is a 20-year-old crusher from Turin, Italy, who’s only been climbing for five years. As a full-time science student, she makes time between classes to train.

It was on Oct. 2, 2014 that she sent Tom et Je Ris 5.14b, which came a five months after her first 5.14. Mingolla is quickly rising to the top of young women climbers on the international scene.

Visit Mingolla’s blog for some great photos

Read an interview with Mingolla here

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