7 Breathtaking Avalanche Escapes

Jaw dropping lucky avalanche escapes by the pros.

Freeriders don’t get much more talented or experienced than Xavier de le Rue. Back in 2009 whilst laying down some more epic lines for Absinthe he ran into a massive avalanche.

Incredibly he nearly outruns the first slab until even more of the slope collapses beneath him and carries him for 2km to the bottom of the mountain. Thankfully the Frenchman was spotted by the helicopter above him.


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