Female rock climber in Iran reaches new heights
It is incredibly difficult to be a female athlete in Iran where it is traditionally looked down upon. But Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh, is breaking the traditional mold and has been rock climbing since the age of 13.
Now at 27, Esmaeilzadeh has become a distinguished athlete, competing overseas in two world cups.
Take a look at the photos above to witness Esmaeilzadeh's impressive skills.
More from AOL.com:
US whistleblower favored to win Nobel Peace Prize
Tech giant topples Apple as most valuable company
Study: Rainfall impacted by moon