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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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He is truly one of the best rock climbers in the world and we're thrilled that we could be a part of this," said Michael Minter, global marketing director at Sanuk.
A police spokesman said: "He is apparently a keen rock climber and decided to climb up the scaffolding.
A DOCUMENTARY about the brilliant young rock climber Ioan Doyle has scooped another major award - this time at the Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival in Germany.
And in the process biologist and rock climber Steve Backshall abseils down a giant waterfall while his fellow presenter Justine Evans spends a week up a tree.
Rock climber James Bossum, who got dressed up as Father Christmas, was meant to be launching the tree lighting ceremony in Conroe, Texas.
A STRIKING documentary about a teenage rock climber won the Spirit of the Festival award at the 2009 Celtic Media Festival in Caernarfon at the weekend.
He is also a world renowned rock climber and acclaimed lecturer.
A WORLD famous rock climber and explorer will officially open a new community centre and garden near his home.
A ROCK climber survived a 50ft fall from scaffolding on his way home from a night out.
The expedition will be led by Craig Calonica, a 44-year-old extreme speed-skier, rock climber and mountaineer with an impressive resume of both climbing and skiing achievements.
THIS rock climber has a pressing task on a dangerous peak - ironing.
The robot, called Lemur, was developed as a prototype for a fully autonomous rock climber.