A new tear-apart energy absorber with "I" lanyard or "V" lanyard options. Strength bearing webbing is covered with extra layer of tubular webbing for durability. The shock absorber is covered by a sheath that can be opened for inspection and for drying in case it gets wet. Webbing lanyards attach to aluminum ring. Ring can be used to shorten the webbing lanyard length if needed. Length of completely ripped out fall absorber 140 cm.