During a climbing trip to Turkey, on a routine day, professional climber Rannveig Aamodt made a small mistake that almost cost her her life. A quick lapse of judgment resulted in a fifty foot fall. Straight down. Emergency crews evacuated Rannveig by helicopter with fractures to her back, pelvis, both ankles, and countless other injuries; both physically and emotionally. According to the doctors, she would never properly walk again, and her future surely was not going to involve climbing. Armed with hope, determination, and a beautiful perspective on life, Rannveig redirected the trajectory of her story. She proved that her reaction to her situation dictated the course of her future.
Written by Steve Rokks