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THE LOWDOWN: Ethan Pringle injured

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Ethan has been plagued with injuries lately, and in the ABS final it happened again. "I extended my arm to do this huge campus/dyno rose move and as soon as my left shoulder took the first bit of my body weight, it went snap, crackle, pop, like a rice krispy. I knew it was OVER for me. My shoulder...

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gian 28 Sep 2009
The injury description sounds familiar...I had something like this one year ago

shoulder injuries and overuse syndromes seem to be way more common among climbers than thought, expecially with today's gymnastic/powerful climbing style...

...and it is bad because a smart training regime can include some execises to at least reduce the probability of these things happening...

best recovery wishes, hope he doesn't need surgery.

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