The inspiring story of Thomas Blaabjerg: from two shattered heels to an 8B+

In 2013, Danish climber Thomas Blaabjerg suffered a climbing accident that left him with serious fractures in both heels. To this day, he still needs crutches to make his way to the boulders. But with inspiring determination he has managed to not only get back to climbing but to climb harder than ever before.

This summer he climbed Never Ending Story 8B+ | V14, becoming the first Dane to climb that grade. Now Mikkel Lima brings us a short movie about his recovery process and his visit to Magic Wood.

Let’s add Thomas’ example to the “no excuses allowed” playlist, along with those of Alex Puccio (first with her knee, then with her neck), Shauna Coxsey, Tommy Caldwell…

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