Bobby Model seriously injured in Cape Town

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Bobby Model seriously injured in Cape Town

Post by Redhead » Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:04 pm

Bobby Model, an American adventure photographer and climber, based in Kenya has been seriously injured in a freak accident/attempted murder in Cape Town. A piece of concrete smashed through the windscreen of the vehicle he was travelling in and hit him.

He was part of the team that did the first free ascent of the East Face of Trango Tower in Pakistan along with Todd Skinner, Jeff Bechtel and Mike Lilygren.

here is a link to a news item: ... 77,00.html

My thoughts are with him and his family

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Post by twiga » Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:33 pm

Updates regarding his condition is periodically posted here: ... 95013&tn=0

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