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The commonly seen attempt of topping out on your climbing route. Involves laying on your stomach while flailing your arms and legs. Often unsuccessful. To see this phenomynon just take a trip up to your local climbing craigs, sit back, and wait. You won't miss it!
Bystander 1: Hey. Look! What's that guy doing ontop of that rock?

Bystander 2: Aw man, he's tryin' the beached whale! It's not gonna work!
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