Bouldering – Huge chunk of rock breaks off and lands on climbers leg

I was able to hike out and drive to care, but sustained broken fibula, laceration (6 stitches), partial tear of tendon, a nasty scrape and a decent bruise.

4 Responses to Bouldering – Huge chunk of rock breaks off and lands on climbers leg

  1. Patrick Nov 28, 2017 at 4:10 pm #

    Bloody hell! Lucky to be alive never mind drive anywhere.

  2. Justin Lawson Nov 28, 2017 at 6:43 pm #

    Check out Brian Koralewski’s blog for the full strory! The pics do get a bit graphic –> http://www.bkclimbing.wordpress.com
    Lesson to be learned: When injured, accept help 🙂

  3. Willem Boshoff Nov 29, 2017 at 3:56 pm #

    see the puff of dust as he slaps at 00:08. surely he must have felt something “give?”

    • Willem Boshoff Nov 29, 2017 at 3:58 pm #

      ah never mind – saw its chalk on the 2nd view

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