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Video shows skier being swept away by avalanche

8:20 PM, Mar 25, 2011   |    comments
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Chris Bilbao of Portland, Oregon was skiing in the Monashee Mountains when he was swept away by the avalanche.

Bilbao and one of his friends were wearing chest-harness cameras to capture their ski adventure.

When Bilbao finally came to a stop, his friend was able to ski down and help him.

Bilbao says the experience was "like being in the ocean."

No one was injured in the avalanche.

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