Photo Gallery: The Anatomy of the Whipper

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Falling. It happens to the best of us. Sometimes falls are intentional, like taking the victory whip instead of clipping the chains. At other times they're quite abrupt, terrifying, and wholly unexpected. These 10 photos will either make you stoked to go whip on your proj, or stoked you're not the climber in the picture.

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Want to face your own falling fear? Check out Arno Ilgner’s new AIM Adventure U course, Overcome Your Fear of Falling. Designed to be taken over five weeks, this course will help you incorporate falling into your repertoire as a foundational skill, freeing you up to climb your best—and hardest.