Woman with 1 arm defies odds to become competitive rock climber

April 5, 2016 11:22 AM

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Woman with 1 arm defies odds to become competitive rock climber

Sianagh Gallagher of York was born without a left arm, shoulder blade or collarbone — but that didn’t stop her from taking up rock-climbing nine years ago, and becoming the captain of her country’s paraclimbing team.

“Growing up with my disability never really held me back from doing anything. If anything, I was more determined to get things done and prove myself to people,” Gallagher, 19, told Barcroft Media.

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