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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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.
The abseiler 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 Doris Long
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.