abseiler


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Noun1.abseiler - 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 pointabseiler - 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
descender - someone who descends
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An abseiler was airlifted to hospital after falling from his safety line in Dollar.
Jason, who works as an industrial abseiler, said he wasn't ready for the attention he and his fellow rescuers received.
As an ex-fighter and also a former lightweight mixed martial arts champion, Lee - whose day job is as an emergency response abseiler on oil rigs - has plenty of strings to his bow which he can draw upon in action roles.
And in 2015 she broke her own world record as the oldest abseiler when she descended 328ft down Portsmouth's landmark Spinnaker Tower at the age of 101.
Matthew was working in Auckland as an industrial abseiler, which involves skilled rope technicians operating in hard-to-reach locations.
Originally from Caldicot, Monmouthshire, the industrial abseiler had been in New Zealand for two years with his girlfriend Justine "living the Kiwi dream" when the accident happened.
Originally fromCaldicot, Monmouthshire, the industrial abseiler had been living in New Zealand for two years with his girlfriend Justine "living the Kiwi dream" when the accident happened.
Ashleigh works in London as an abseiler, which involves inspection work and maintenance at a height as well as in con-fined spaces, but she had been home in Darlington for the week to see her parents David and Angela.
How old is Doris Long, who has just broken her own world record for oldest abseiler by descending 94m down the side of a viewing tower in Portsmouth?
A charity abseiler descends the > side of the Central Library
The hotel has offered a free night's stay to the abseiler who raised the most funds.