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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Skier dangling upside down and pantsless

A January 1 2009 bizarre mishap left a skier at Colorado's ritzy Vail resort dangling upside down and pantsless from a chairlift Thursday morning. It appears that the chairlift's fold-down seat was somehow not in the lowered position, which caused the man to partially fall through the resulting gap. His right ski got jammed in the ascending chairlift, and that kept him upended since his boot never dislodged from its binding. The exposed skier aged 48 was stuck for about 15 minutes before Vail personnel backed the lift up and successfully dislodged the unidentified man from the four-seat chair. VIA

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