World-famous US-based solo Rock climber Brad Gobright dies in Northern America. Know the whole story just in one place.
Do you also love adventure sports but are you sure that all adventure sports are quite safe and will not take your life? Just feel risking life just for sports is good?
On Wednesday 31-year-old, Brad Gobright from Orange County, California was whether climbing partner when he fell from 1000 feet mountain.
The incident happened at Sendero Luminos in EI Potrero Chico, the nation’s civil protection tells.
Gobright climbing partner Aidan Jacobson who also got injured at his ankle at the time of incident tells, “our rope got stuck, causing both us to fall 20-30 feet below the ledge.
“Jacobson crashed into the bush and breaks his fall, it pretty much saves his life”, says Ryan Borys.
Jacobson tells he saw Gobright fall past him and over the ledge.
Later, the state department confirms Gobright dead in Mexico. “We offer our sincerest condolences to his family and are providing all appropriate consular assistance. Out of respect to the family during this difficult time, we have no further comment,” it said.
One of Gobright’s friend, Alice Hafer shares her grief on Instagram. Check the image below what she posts.
Climber Alex Honnold also paid tribute to his friend Gobright. Tributing Gobright, Alex posts, “he was such a warm, kind soul – one of the handful partners that I loved spending a day with… I’m just sad for Brad and his family. And for all of us who were so positively affected by his life. So crushing. Brad was a real gem of a man. The climbing world lost a true light.”
No doubt, it’s a huge loss to the climbing world that no one can ever replace.
Sports are the major part of our life but risking it for passion is quite dangerous. Our condolences are with Brad’s family.