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  • Video: Watch Sugar Bowl snowboarder get caught in avalanche, survive (explicit language)

    Christian Michael Mares triggered an avalanche while snowboarding in a closed area of Sugar Bowl Resort in the Sierra on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The terrifying moment was caught on iPhone and GoPro cameras. Placer County sheriff's officials said they would seek prosecution of Mares. Take a look at the incredible video. CAUTION: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THIS VIDEO.

Christian Michael Mares triggered an avalanche while snowboarding in a closed area of Sugar Bowl Resort in the Sierra on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The terrifying moment was caught on iPhone and GoPro cameras. Placer County sheriff's officials said they would seek prosecution of Mares. Take a look at the incredible video. CAUTION: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THIS VIDEO. Credit: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAZJkPfkFhE">Christian</a> / <a href="http://youtube.com/viralhog">ViralHog.com</a>
Christian Michael Mares triggered an avalanche while snowboarding in a closed area of Sugar Bowl Resort in the Sierra on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The terrifying moment was caught on iPhone and GoPro cameras. Placer County sheriff's officials said they would seek prosecution of Mares. Take a look at the incredible video. CAUTION: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THIS VIDEO. Credit: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAZJkPfkFhE">Christian</a> / <a href="http://youtube.com/viralhog">ViralHog.com</a>
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Ski resort seeks prosecution of snowboarder accused of triggering avalanche

January 20, 2016 9:24 PM

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