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Ouch. Only injury was a broken helmet thankfully
© ianstevens, Oct 2012
Route: Brown's Eliminate (E2 5b)
Camera used: EOS 550d
5*VOTING: number of votes 54
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Sounds very painful, a broken helmet....
Hope the recovery time is short and there are no lasting scars!
Marcus Buckley - 24/Oct/12
Hmmm, took me a moment to work that out. Good job they didn't get any higher.
jon - 24/Oct/12
Lucky escape!
Tom Last - 24/Oct/12
Recovery time was about 20 minutes, just got back on some easier rock! Might be a while before I go above VS again though.
ianstevens - 24/Oct/12
You had me going there, a double exposure. Lucky you did get much higher!
Sean Kelly - 24/Oct/12
You'd done the hard bit!
The Pylon King - 24/Oct/12
Hence why I am massively hacked* off. (clearly not the actual word to describe how I feel)
ianstevens - 24/Oct/12
Ha, nice one, proper screamer!
tallsop - 25/Oct/12
Does it lower the grade putting in a runer on the right? Id of thought the baby bouncer effect would be quite fun?
Alex the Alex - 25/Oct/12
Such a great route! What happened!? Slip?
Jackwd - 28/Oct/12
I would have been really annoyed if someone else had started up the route while I was still on it, clipped my runner and then fallen on it. Very bad form.
Robert Durran - 29/Oct/12
Rob, you do realise this is 2 photos over one another? Notice how both leaders look the same? It took me a while to realise as well. Great photo.
tomwheeler - 29/Oct/12
why didnt you put a runner on the right aswell?
efrance24234 - 29/Oct/12
Lol @ tomwheeler.
Baby bouncer is the way to go (still E2), unless he was on the E3?
Jonny2vests - 30/Oct/12
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