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Balance of Risk
- Jamie Andrew, David Watt
- Brian Hall
- Brian Hall & Keith Partridge
- 9 minutes
- File Sizes:
- SD (format 4:3) 200 MB
A moving story of determination and unwillingness to give up to adversity. Jamie Andrew, a severely disabled climber attempts to climb Yir (VS) on the cliffs of Ardnamurchan in Scotland.
In the winter of 1999 Jamie Andrew and Jamie Fisher were unexpectedly caught by a ferocious storm high on the North Face of the Droites in the French Alps. They were stuck for 8 days and tragically Fisher died whilst Andrew suffered horrendous frostbite, which resulted in quadruple amputation.
Against all odds he fought back – he ran the London Marathon in 2002 and today he is mad keen and enjoying climbing again and helps the Red Cross supporting land mine victims.