Man under Snow – level 3
Fulvio Giovannini was downhill skiing in the mountains of the Dolomites, Italy, on a snowy day in December 2020, and he had no idea that he would soon be battling for his life.
An avalanche struck the area and the man got buried under it. According to Giovannini, he was unable to move, and he felt like being stuck in a slab of concrete. The only movement that he could do was nodding slightly with his head from side to side. This way he could remove some snow around his face and he could see a slight glow filtering through the snow. It gave him some hope and he managed to remain calm, although he remained under the snow for almost an hour.
Luckily, the man was wearing a piece of equipment that is able to locate people who are buried under snow. Rescuers pulled him to safety; however, the accident didn’t stop him, and he always wants to return to the mountains.
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