Born in Japan, December 1996.
Marin Minamiya completed The Explorer’s Grand Slam (Seven summits + North & South Pole) in April 2017 as the youngest person in the world.
On May 23rd, 2016, Marin summited Everest, breaking the record as the youngest Japanese person to do so. On July 4th, 2016, she summited Denali, breaking the record as the youngest Japanese person to climb the highest peak on seven continents (Seven Summits). She reached the North Pole on April 13th, 2017, setting a world record as the youngest person to achieve the Explorer’s Grand Slam.
Marin does not define herself as a “Mountaineer/Alpinist”.
Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York, transferred from Waseda University.