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It Can Happen To Anyone: Gigi Ruf Reflects On Getting Caught In An Avalanche

No snowboarder can be assured complete safety when riding in the backcountry, not even world renowned big-mountain rider Gigi Rüf. While filming in Alaska for Pirate Movie Productions latest full video, “Perceptions,” Gigi was desperate for a shot and sent a line that he knew was risky. He triggered an avalanche and went for a ride with it down the mountain. Everyone is glad to that he walked away from this one alright.

Gigi Rüf caught in an avalanche from Pirate Movie Production on Vimeo.

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