Snowboarder gets caught in avalanche

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This terrifying footage shows the moment a snowboarder got caught in an avalanche in Switzerland.

The rider undoubtedly thought it was going to be fun going down the slope of a mountain, but things got very dangerous, very quickly.

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The snow rapidly slipped from underneath him and he was dragged down the mountain with the powder.

Luckily, he was able to ride it out and got to the bottom without getting buried.

According to The Sun the man was snowboarding off-piste in the resort of Nendaz in southern Switzerland.

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