November 20, 2014

Prevail: 1st Paraplegic Ascent of Bridal Veil Falls

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After an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down, Sean O’Neill, like most people, struggled mightily.  Over time, he found purpose and meaning in ice climbing.  Last winter, he became the first paraplegic to successfully climb the Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride.

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About the Author

1. Ed Dujardin
After moving out west for college, Ed took summer school so he could spend winters in Crested Butte. These days, he coaches the Western State Colorado University Freeride Team, and spends as much time as he can fishing the incredible rivers of the area.