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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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I was introduced to rockclimbing when I was 14 by Chris Woodal.
Business customers have included Manchester City FC whose players and staff spent the day in Llangollen, canoeing on the Dee and rockclimbing, before returning to the hotel for lunch.
Justine, who undergoes intensive physiotherapy at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, used to love playing sport ( including cricket, rockclimbing and swimming ( but now walks with a stick which means she has had to give up sport.
TenFold(R) Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: TENF) , provider of the EnterpriseTenFold(TM) platform for building and implementing enterprise applications, today announced the successful production implementation of its EnterpriseTenFold software as part of the Rockclimbing.
Ian, 33, said: ``I would love to do whatever a Spider can and spin giant webs - but rockclimbing is about as close as I've got to hanging off buildings.
HOT PURSUITS But the Peak District, where we were spending a long weekend, was a pleasantly screen-free zone, where days are spent on healthy outdoor pursuits: walking and riding, rockclimbing and caving.
A spokesman for rockclimbing group UK Climbing said: "Woody was a well known and universally loved character on the climbing scene.
The winning teams will complete nine stages of activities including hill running, rockclimbing, mountain-biking and canoeing.
TV WILDLIFE presenter Steve Backshall was recovering yesterday after breaking his back in a horrific rockclimbing accident.
Adrenalin junkies will be all ears listening to Leo Houlding, a rockclimbing prodigy from Appleby in Cumbria, who recently out climbed Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson in his Audi to the top of a mountain.
The second sporting treat saw pupils visit the Epic Climbing Centre in Moseley, where the children were given rockclimbing lessons from a team of professional trainers.
When I was in the services I used to take lots of non- commissioned people and officers away on expeditions to Canada, doing things such as white water rafting, horse wilderness trekking as well as mountaineering, rockclimbing,canoeing.