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Sometimes lead falls are glamorous, other times they make you feel like a turtle stuck on its back. For William Ferreira Batista, who was attempting Chapeletas do Bito (6c+/5.11) at the Morro da Cruz area in Florianópolis, Brasil, he experienced the latter.
A weird, swinging fall spins him on his back, providing a few moments of ab-busting inversion before he’s able to right himself again. The filmer, Adriano Pina Pereira, says this fall is just another reason for climbers to always helmet-up before taking the sharp end.
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