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
The court heard Parker had lost his job as an abseiler
who worked on offshore rigs due to an economic downturn and suffered a family tragedy when he built up a debt for his cannabis use.
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.
is up in the very top of the stand and on the trusses.
JUDGES: Carol and Simon Cowell GUESTS: Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall LAUGHS: Carol shares a joke with funnyman James Corden and abseiler
But that is all set to end from tomorrow when the last abseiler
will take a leap of faith before refurbishment of the bridge begins.
Carl Durham, co-owner of the Black Mountain activity centre, said, 'An abseiler
can slip or fall at any stage of the descent.
He took the 170ft drop down the AXA Assurance building in aid of the Royal National Institute for the Blind - and so did his wife Sophie, who is a seasoned charity abseiler