Movie clip: Skier vs. Avalanche

This season has been a black one for the alpes, the number of deaths in avalanches is the most in the 35 years. Knowing this it’s nice to see someone manage to escape.

Slovenian skier gets caught and escapes from avalanche

Edit: Peter mentioned this link with a longer video of the same contest. Thanks Peter!

ABC video of skier and avalanche

One Response to “Movie clip: Skier vs. Avalanche”

  1. peter Says:

    I saw this clip a few days ago here:

    Listen to the incredibly stupid commentary (in norwegian). He seems to think that this is very common and a nice thrill for skiers. Compares it with surfing a tube… ehumm… not really…

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