Sean 'Stanley' Leary Killed BASE Jumping

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Mar/2014
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+Sean Leary, pitch 4, NE ridge of Ulvetanna, Antarctica. Taken from 'The Last Great Climb'., 174 kbSean Leary, pitch 4, NE ridge of Ulvetanna, Antarctica. Taken from 'The Last Great Climb'.
© Alastair Lee, Jan 2013

Reported on SuperTopo and Climbing.com is the sad news that well known climber Sean 'Stanley' Leary has been killed in a BASE jumping accident in Utah, USA.

Leary was well known to many British climbers after starring in a run of Alastair Lee films such as The Asgard Project and The Last Great Climb. He was a hugely successful Yosemite climber who had broken several records on the big walls of the valley.

More details on this accident are on SuperTopo and Climbing.com.

There is a thread dedicated to Sean in the UKC forums.

Our thoughts are with his friends and family.

 

 

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