Over the Edge

Participants repel down the side of a downtown Grand Island, Neb. high rise as a fundraiser for the local YWCA, called Over the edge.

Katie Folkerts smiles as she repels down the side of Tower 217 during Over the Edge in downtown Grand Island Saturday. The event is a fundraiser for the YWCA.

Savanah Longoria, gets a fist bump while preparing to repels down the side of Tower 217 during Over the Edge in downtown Grand Island Saturday.

Several caribeaners are attached to a climbing rope.

Karen Bredthauer gets instructions on how to repel from rope technician Bill Gee in the staging area of Tower 217 during Over the Edge in downtown Grand Island Saturday..

Karen Bredthauer repels down the side of Tower 217 while participating in the Over the Edge fundraiser. $25,000 was raised to benefit the YWCA.

Two hoists are set up on the rooftop of Tower 217 as Savanah Longoria prepares to repel down the side of Tower 217 during Over the Edge in downtown Grand Island Saturday.

Saffron Buettner wears a GoPro camera on her helmet while preparing to go Over the Edge.

 

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