VIDEO: Freeskier Survives HUGE Avalanche Using Avalanche Airbag Backpack

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This winter, will be bringing you as much information on Avalanches as we possibly can.  We want to help educate you, inform you, and give you access to avalanche information.  Accidents are on of the best ways to learn about avalanches.

In this video we see a freeskier get caught in an avalanche and survives.  He used an avalanche airbag backpack.  Learn more about avalanche airbag backpacks here:

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“Freeskier Aymar Navarro was at a film shoot in the Spanish Pyrenees when he suddenly triggered a massive avalanche: With his avalanche airbag the freerider survived.

A camera team around Nil Torremocha from was supposed to capture Freeski material for a TV commercial for a car brand. The conditions seemed to be perfect when spanish fresskier Aymar Navarro began his descent from top of 2,802-meter high Tuc de Barloguera.

The camera crew filmed his ride from the helicopter flying above him when suddenly the snow started to move and Aymar was caught by a massive avalanche. The 24-year old survived the accident thanks to his avalanche airbag unscathed except for a few scratches.”ABS Backpacks

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