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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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In total, 10 rock climbers (6 female, and 4 male) from the local climbing community participated in the study.
Mr Lloyd said the rock climber climbed back up the gulley, comforted the man's distraught daughter, and helped escort her off the mountain, before mountain rescuers took her to Ybsyty Gwynedd.
Rock climber Steve McClure, who is famed for his hard sport climbing routes in England, will receive a Doctor of Civil Law on November 25.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New imaging technology has revealed how the molecular machines that remodel genetic material inside cells 'grab onto' DNA like a rock climber looking for a handhold.
My roommate at the Intel finals was a rock climber.
A ROCK climber suffered serious injuries when he fell 90 feet down a well-known Midland cliff face.
A British rock climber has died after falling 90ft while climbing at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area west of Las Vegas.
Because a rock climber is directly affected by inclement weather and situations beyond his/her control while in a potentially dangerous situation, it may be appropriate to examine psychological attributes from a state as well as a trait perspective.
By MarK KeNNeDy RTE presenter Dave Fanning played the role of a trapped rock climber to help raise money for charity this weekend.
Five Worcester schoolboys demonstrated yesterday that blindness is not a handicap if a rock climber intends to get to the top.
Rock climber, writer, and lecturer Venables, the first Briton to climb Mount Everest without oxygen, profiles a sizable list of climbers who are credited with first ascents of summits and other challenging heights in mountain ranges across the globe.