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majid_sabet


Feb 8, 2011, 10:46 AM
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FRANKLIN A 19-year-old Georgia man who died in a rappelling accident at a cliff at Cullasaja Falls between Franklin and Highlands was using some unorthodox techniques that one expert said may have added to the danger.

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wwalt822


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Darwin award nomination for extreme sport rappelling.

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The three apparently also arranged their ropes to give themselves a 20-30 foot free fall at the top of the descent


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Lbrombach


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DOH!


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yawwwwn.. yet another majid post that isn't climbing related.


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it really sucks to hear about somebody so young dying, especially from a seemingly avoidable mistake.


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jakedatc wrote:
yawwwwn.. yet another majid post that isn't climbing related.

get use to it


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majid_sabet wrote:
jakedatc wrote:
yawwwwn.. yet another majid post that isn't climbing related.

get use to it
Get used to not posting in A&IA. You've had plenty of warnings. A week this time. Longer next.


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