abseiler


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a person who descends down a nearly vertical face by using a doubled rope that is wrapped around the body and attached to some high point

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The Observer reported last week how an abseiler needed assistance after becoming stranded on a ledge more than 700 feet up a quarry during a practice session.
Developed by Q Avalon, a leading access solution providers, Ropebot is a remote high definition camera technology that can beam a wireless real-time feed from the abseiler to building management professionals.
at premiere Andy studied engineering at Sheffield University and worked in London before moving to Sydney in 1999 where he worked as an engineering abseiler examining buildings such as the Sydney Opera House for potential problems.
Next up, handsome Adam, an abseiler from Liverpool, is looking to show a lucky lady the ropes, before London entrepreneur Param wants to demonstrate that he knows as much about romance as he does big business.
In Australia he worked as an engineering abseiler examining buildings such as the Sydney Opera House for potential problems.
"However I will not be giving up my day job - which is actually a night job - as an industrial abseiler as that pays a lot better than trying to ride winners."
Laraine and Owain (left) and a relieved abseiler at the bottom; Abseilers raising pounds 70,000-plus for Stroke Association
The youngest abseiler was eight-year-old Liverpool FC fan Courtney Leyland.
Safety training will be given to each abseiler before they go "over the top" by qualified and experienced supervisors.
Andrew Salter, a professional abseiler from London, has just climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven continents in just 288 days, smashing the previous world record
An abseiler needed assistance after being stranded on a ledge more than 700 feet up a quarry during a practice session.
Brave first-time abseiler Sharon Prosser said she'd had to steel her nerves for the sponsored event.
The patience and skill of the Redpoint staff helped the final abseiler, who overcame her nerves to complete her descent in around an hour.
Jane Williams and Beverley Jones celebrate abseiling down the ice tower Don't look down - an abseiler on the way down the castle Flying through the air...
JUDGES: Carol and Simon Cowell GUESTS: Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall LAUGHS: Carol shares a joke with funnyman James Corden and abseiler Doris Long