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Weekend Whipper: Cliff Strike!

According to the video's poster on Vimeo, the jumper suffered a compression fracture of the T12 Vertebra, five stitches to the eye, six stitches to the chin, and a severely sprained back, wrist and hand.

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Since the days of huge enchainments in the Alps first executed by paragliding, climbers have long embraced a fast means of decent. And BASE jumping has
now become the fastest. But moving fast through the air leaves little margin for error, and sometimes things go wrong … as you can see in this amazing
close call. According to the video’s poster on Vimeo, the jumper suffered a compression fracture of the T12 Vertebra, five stitches to the eye,
six stitches to the chin, and a severely sprained back, wrist and hand. Plus multiple bruised areas.


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