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Yet another Belgian climber killed

Postby WouterB » Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:37 pm

23 year old Chloé Graftiaux died last saturday after a deadly fall on Peuterey, a mountain on the North side of the Mont Blanc massif.

While descending, a piece of rock broke loose and dragged Graftiaux 600m down.

The Belgian girl was training in the Italian Alps as a preparation for a climbing expedition in India. She was planning to climb 6354m high Bhagirathi III.

Graftiaux was one of the best climbers in the world. Last year she won a third place in the world cup and this year she won four world cup medals, amongs which two gold ones.
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Yet another Belgian climber killed

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:24 pm

I am very sorry to hear that. My condolences to her family and friends.
Chloe Graftiaux and Daniel Woods won the Vail World Cup 2010
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Postby climbxclimb » Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:47 pm

Very sad...she was soo young...
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Postby Mihai Tanase » Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:59 pm


Picture from her website
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Postby xDoogiex » Sun Aug 22, 2010 6:00 pm

Damn :( RIP
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Postby BrunoM » Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:59 am

Such a talented climber...

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