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An ‘extreme sport’ in which the participant climbs rock formations—including sheer rock faces—with or without ropes
Injury risk Abrasions, fractures, death

rock climbing

Sports medicine An 'extreme sport' in which the participant climbs rock formations, with or without ropes Injury risk Fractures, abrasions, death. See Extreme sports.
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It's not uncommon to find pages missing from books such as these as rock climbers would rip out pages to carry around in their back packs as they tried to emulate some of the climbs.
Additionally, an impressive roster of artist and athlete brand ambassadors, including surfer Matt Meola, snowboarder Jeremy Jones, rock climber Chris Sharma and musicians Donavon Frankenreiter and Lukas Nelson, represents Sanuk.
Disruption of the finger flexor pulley system in elite rock climbers.
Rock climbers use safety gear such as ropes and carabiners that act like pulleys when they are climbing.
To understand the injuries common to rock climbers, it is important to understand the basic grip positions used to cling to holds.
First Ascent," produced and directed by Peter Mortimer, features top rock climbers laying siege to steep faces and soaring alpine walls in pursuit of various "first ascent" honors.
Inspired by the active outdoor lifestyles of rock climbers and surfers, Gramicci clothing is a blend of rugged durability, quality, and a merge of function and fashion.
Escondido Canyon Road in Agua Dulce, offers a challenge for rock climbers, or, for a less perilous workout, hikers can explore the many trails winding through the rocky terrain.
Rock climbers will soon be scaling the dizzy heights of a new wall, set to open in Birmingham next month.
As rock climbers are loyalists to their local climbing areas, they are also loyalists to their local outdoor outfitters," McDaniel said, adding her competitors are national companies such as Prana, Krieg and Misty Mountain.