/ NEWS: Toby Benham Comes Out Of Coma
Alex Messenger tells the story of the young climber and BASE jumper Toby Benham, who was recently hospitalised in a horrific BASE accident in France.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=64914
Sure is... the picture on crack and slab, belayed on a grigri with a static rope because the rest of the kit was at the other end of curbar... Didn't matter to Toby!
He's doing really well.
I think stunt monkey is the best thing i have ever seen on UKC!
I met him on Tonsai, he base jumped past me while multi-pitching. The snap of his canopy scared the crap out of me. Nice guy, very friendly and utterly utterly mental.
Good luck to you Toby .... The irrepressible confidence of youth and lack of belief in your own mortality are fantastic values to have ..... They are only dulled by surviving your initial 'stupidities' and becoming an old git .. Best wishes
Look out for some more mental photos of Toby in the latest issue of Summit - due out in 2 weeks.
This is the kid on HXS isn't it - (this may not be an exact quote) "I'm not kidding myself anymore... there's no second chances..."
Looks like you got one dude, make the most. All the best fella.
Yeah that's him, on Soul Doubt.
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