/ NEWS: World Cup Winner Chloé Graftiaux Killed in Alps

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UKC News - on 23 Aug 2010
Chloé Graftiaux, 4 kbYoung Belgian climber Chloé Graftiaux has been killed in an accident on l'Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, Mont Blanc, France.

Graftiaux, a top level athlete in several disciplines, had won both an Ice Climbing World Cup and the Bouldering World Cup in 2010.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=57466

Henry Iddon - on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News:

Awful news, tragedies are all around us but the more heartbreaking when they happen to someone so young with a lifetime of adventures ahead of them.
gethin_allen on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to Henry Iddon:
Seconded, terrible news.
Ollie Wragg - on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News:

Worked the World Cup when it came to Sheffield, Was lucky enough to have a brief chat with her, mid-rounds. Lovely person!! Sure she will be missed by many!

GrendeI on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News: such a shame that the slightest of mishaps can end in tradgedy.
Lord_ash2000 - on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News: Quite shocking really, Such a shame.
JD84 - on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News: that's so sad. I really feel for her family
lostintranslation on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News:

i can't believe she's gone, so sad.

I had a climb for her tonight




lost
edinburgh_man on 23 Aug 2010
This is very sad news. My thoughts go out to her family and friends. These tragedies sadly do happen in our sport but they never fail to still shock me. I'm often surprised by how shocked I am.
UrbanSteve - on 23 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News:

Shocking news. My thoughts go out to her family during this traumatic time.

The sport will miss such a truly awesome talent.
Philo22 - on 25 Aug 2010
In reply to UKC News: RIP. Thoughts and prayers with her family
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r0x0r.wolfo - on 26 Aug 2010
That's terrible. She was so young. Obviously a real talent and a credit to climbing. RIP

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