VIDEO: Snowboarder Captures Moment his Airbag Saves him in Alps Avalanche

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A snowboarder captured the terrifying moment an avalanche started around his feet and he was dragged down the mountain by the force of it. 

Luckily, it also captures the moment that he managed to deploy an airbag that he had strapped to his back for exactly that kind of situation.

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The snowboarder triggered the avalanche which swept him down the mountain. Credit: kray_snowboards

The incident took place near one of Kray’s favorite snowboard routes nears the French skiing resort of Tignes in the French Alps. He had hiked up the peak known as ‘Petite Balme’ and was returning down as the snow began to collapse in around him.

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