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VIDEO: 7b Kalymnos Fall Results in Broken Ribs

In this short piece of video from Kieran Duncan, we see a climber fall from the popular 7b Omiros on Kalymnos.

Callum the climber (we wish him a speedy recovery) falls with the rope behind his leg and has a harsh belay. He whips in to the rock breaking his thumb and some ribs. Ouch.

Even steep sport climbing can be dangerous, and practising 'soft catches' as well as keeping your leg from behind the rope could keep you out of the hospital.

WARNING: This video contains a serious and damaging fall.



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