Date of Incident

27/05/2020

Country

England

Route

Incident

Slipped off a low-ball, well within my grade boulder problem. Bum landed on pad, bracing arm did not. Wrist landed at an awkward angle and was diagnosed broken. Potential surgery to be had. Now in a cast for 6-8 weeks.

Lessons

Buy a second mat if I can't have a spotter due to social-distancing rules

Activity

Bouldering

When

Injury

Serious injury requiring medical treatment

Causes

Slip, trip or fall

Anonymous?

Yes

Reported By

Participant

Wearing Helmets?

Rescue Services Involved?

None.

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