Shelma Jun is the founder of Flash Foxy and the Women's Climbing Festival. Flash Foxy was created in 2014 to celebrate women climbing with women and to be a place where women can come to feel inspired by and connected to each other. The Women’s Climbing Festival brings 300 women together over a weekend of climbing, panels, clinics and more twice a year in Bishop, CA and Chattanooga, TN. Shelma is a current Board Member of the Access Fund and in 2017, she was named one of 40 women who’ve made the biggest impact in the outdoor world by Outside Magazine. She is also a founding member of Never Not Collective, a new media collective started in 2017 by four unapologetic women of the outdoors that is currently filming Pretty Strong, a featured length women's climbing film. A Californian based in Brooklyn, NY, Shelma can often be found plugging widgets in the Gunks and getting scared on highballs in Bishop.
Photos by Francois LeBeau