Phil Packer Starts up El Capby Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Jun/2009
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Packer is a paraplegic who suffered a spinal injury whilst serving his country on operations in Iraq in February 2008. He has since gone on to complete various adventure challenges in order to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.
His ascent of El Cap has been described as "the equivalent of 4,254 pull ups".
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