Fran Brown Wins World Championships

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Sep/2012
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+Fran Brown, 75 kbFran Brown
© Jim Petersen
British climber Fran Brown (recently profiled on UKClimbing) has won the Paraclimbing World Championships in Paris.

WELL DONE FRAN!

Fran, who has partially lost the use of her legs following a spinal cord injury, was competing in the female physical-disability category.

You can watch Fran in action in the qualifying round here:

PHOTOS: Fran Brown on her way to winning gold in the Para Climbing Finals - Paris:

+Fran Brown cranking to first place in the finals of the 2012 Paraclimbing World Championships, 54 kbFran Brown cranking to first place in the finals of the 2012 Paraclimbing World Championships
© Nick Clement
+Fran Brown cranking to first place in the finals of the 2012 Paraclimbing World Championships, 51 kbFran Brown cranking to first place in the finals of the 2012 Paraclimbing World Championships
© Nick Clement

In this video from Jim Petersen you can find out more about her and her climbing.


Fran Brown is sponsored by The Arch Climbing Wall, Five Ten, Arc'teryx, SmartWool

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