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A momenatry lapse of concentration and ...

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Kenzie, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. Kenzie

    Kenzie Early Days

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  2. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Damm, that huuurrrtttt.
     
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  3. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Farrrrkkkkkk

    @Any should learn from this.
     
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    iagreewithhim One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm surprised there was no fence or poles
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  8. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m guessing one of the paradiski resorts in France!
     
  9. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Someone inadvertently trying to emulate Candide Thovex?
     
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  10. Any

    Any One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    fark!
     
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  11. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I didn’t watch with sound..
    Did someone try to warn him? Was that why he turned around. Huge slam. Won’t be walking away from that one.
     
  12. Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    No... I think he was looking at the dark thing that looks a bit like a rail or a sharp angular rock.
     
  13. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looking on the positive side, at least he didn’t land in front of a bus.
     
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    Hyst Enjoyer Ski Pass: Gold

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    What's the story? o_O
     
  15. LDJ

    LDJ One of Us

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    And I thought I had a big smash today. Holy molely that is going to hurt in the morning
     
  16. cruisin along

    cruisin along A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You keep watching it and it still shocks........poor busted legs but at least he was breathing enough after the event to post the video.
     
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  17. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looking at that again. I know it is supposed to be France, but not sure how that is even possible. There was no indication at all. Fake?
     
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  18. Ian D

    Ian D Pool Room Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    That is my first thought. There is zero warning, unless that was seriously off piste he would have landed on a bunch of bodies rather than bare asphalt.
     
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  19. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    He goes through some sketchy terrain to get there, and you don't know what ropes he may have ducked further up the hill.

    IIRC correctly the railway enters a tunnel in the middle of Winter Park in Colorado (obviously this is not Winter Park) so the situation is possible.
     
  20. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    No the tunnel is not in the middle of winter park.
     
  21. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    I've only been through in the train. It must be damn close.
     
  22. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’s close but no where near the actual ski lifts in terms of doing something like this.
     
  23. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you look further up the road from his landing, it looks like the road has just been cleared!
     
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    MisterMxyzptlk Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    You screw one camel...........
     
  25. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Doing some digging on the orignal post...
     
  26. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    this is the maps




    This is the highway - above the tunnel
     

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  27. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    You may not have noticed in my original post I wrote

    (obviously this is not Winter Park)
    but carry on.
     
  28. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I did!

    I was just trying to help. Soz
     
  29. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    My point was that there are places where going a little bit out of bounds can lead you to extraordinary hazards.
     
  30. Hermannator

    Hermannator One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    and video unavailable
     
  31. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ??

    i can still see it.

    Here is the link to the full post on fb

     
  32. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    okay that didn't work... LOL

    Well the vid works. the fab post part - converted to video.
     
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  33. Hermannator

    Hermannator One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Both vids now suddenly avail.

    Ouch.
     
  34. Zeroz

    Zeroz A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    If it's France, then it's the Euro attitude of 'well, you went off piste, what did you expect?'.
    But yikes. Nice flight and landing through. Kept skis together, controlled.

    If not fake, this looks like a snow shed, except he somehow went across instead of over.

     
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  35. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I did consider that it was France, so potentially possible. I think in most other places there would have been at least some sort of sign.