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Conquering Everest as First Combat Veteran

Published on May 23rd, 2016 | by mpower

Staff Sgt Charlie Linville is going up in history as the first combat veteran with an amputation to conquer Mt Everest.  He summited the worlds tallest peak on May 19, 2016 as part of a team [&hellip... Read More


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Enabled: A Para-Climbing Movie

Published on April 28th, 2016 | by mpower

Wild Country UK sponsored the UK Para Climbing Team.  They sent a film crew to follow the team to learn why they love climbing, how they train and their accent to the World Cup level... Read More


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Rock Climbing Prosthetic: Mountain Goat Inspired

Published on November 16th, 2015 | by mpower

We first featured the KLIPPA prosthetic climbing leg back in the spring of 2014 on Mpower Sports.  Design student Kai Lin built the leg after being inspired by mountain goats.  He was designing so that athletes [&hellip... Read More


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Prevail: Sean O’ Neil Ice Climbing Bridal Veil Falls

Published on December 16th, 2014 | by mpower

An unfortunate accident left Sean O’Neill paralyzed from the waist down in his early twenties. While adapting to his new body, O’Neill rediscovered his adventurous spirit and embraced the idea of new challenge in his life. [&hellip... Read More


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KLIPPA: Prosthetic Leg for Rock Climbing

Published on June 4th, 2014 | by mpower

The Blaze A 21-year-old design student, Kai Lin, with a heart for veterans just designed an artificial limb that could help wounded warriors conquer their mountains. “During my research I noticed that thousands of wounded soldiers [&hellip... Read More


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Ronnie Dickson: Climbing on Dragons Turns

Published on May 14th, 2014 | by mpower

Ronnie Dickson is “sending” it.  He has been rock climbing for years and is leaving his mark on the climbing community.  He is seen here on a boulder problem called Dragons Turn in The Gunks.  It [&hellip... Read More


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Sean & Timmy O’Neill Break New Ground In Climbing

Published on May 12th, 2014 | by mpower

In 1991, Sean O’Neill suffered an injury that left him paralyzed. Since then, he and his brother Timmy have scaled peaks all across the country. Now they’re helping veterans and others with disabilities with their adaptive sports [&hellip... Read More


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Sean O’Neil First to Climb Bridal Veil Falls

Published on March 10th, 2014 | by mpower

Sean O’Neil of Paradox Sports has raised the bar again.  As a paraplegic climber he added another first to his resume last week by climbing Bridal Veil Falls (WI 5/6) in Telluride, Colorado.  O’Neil is known [&hellip... Read More


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