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Into the Sun: Bernd Zangerl's Return to Hard Climbing From Serious Injury

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In 2015, Bernd Zangerl fell from a boulder, injuring his neck and damaging nerves, leading to loss of crucial climbing muscles. Unable to climb, he began a long process of specialized rehabilitation. 489 days after the fall, Zangerl returned to high-level climbing with his ascent of Into the Sun, a hybrid high-ball/trad route.

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