You can go your entire rock climbing life without taking a whipper if you’re careful enough, but more times than not you’ll run into a crux where falling is inevitable.
Pro climber Jacob Cook gives for a big wall dyno.
Will Stanhope goes for it on a techy trad route in Tasmania a few years ago.
A belayer makes a quick move to miss getting hit by the climber.
A climber takes a low fall and flips upside down after bumping into the belayer.
Top climber Anna Liina Laitinen takes a big whip on a hard route in Finland.