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Extreme Climbing Deaths: Sport Gone Too Far? | Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (Full Segment)

Risk and rock climbing on HBO.

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HBO describes the segment as follows: “In recent years, the ever-competitive world of rock climbing has been ratcheted up a notch, as elite athletes have been climbing some of the world’s most harrowing rock faces faster and with less protection than ever before—or no protection at all. In just the last three years, more than a dozen premiere climbers have been killed or seriously injured while in the midst of extreme adventures. Jon Frankel sits down with a number of top climbers including Tommy Caldwell to ask if the sport has gone too far.”


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