Video: Helmet Saves Jorg Verhoeven in Head-First Dream Canyon Fall - Climbing Magazine

Helmet Saves Jorg Verhoeven in Head-First Dream Canyon Fall

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Watch as Jorg Verhoeven, who was freed the Nose and climbed V15, fall with a leg behind the rope, sending him headfirst into the wall. Thanks to his helmet, he walked away with just a stiff neck. The video serves as a great reminder to wear a helmet because accidents happen, no matter how experienced you are.

Jon Glassberg, who filmed the incident, wrote on Instagram: "Jorg Verhoeven does everything wrong and manages to walk away from this, foot behind the rope, head over heels, somersault, cartwheeling, helmet smashing whipper on China Doll (5.14a R), Upper Dream Canyon, Colorado. Let this be a warm reminder to always wear a helmet!"

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