Elderly Woman Falls From Chairlift At Whistler Blackcomb

Elderly Woman Falls From Chairlift At Whistler Blackcomb

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Elderly Woman Falls From Chairlift At Whistler Blackcomb

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An elderly woman was saved at Whistler Blackcomb ski resort after she slid off a chairlift while she was clearing snow from her seat. The woman was dangling from a chairlift at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday on the Emerald Express when fellow skiers, chairlift operators and patrol staff managed to rescue her.

“Marc Riddell, a spokesperson for the ski resort, said the 70-year-old woman was brushing snow off the chairlift and hadn’t sat down when it started to take off, causing her to get caught.He said the woman’s husband grabbed onto her, preventing her from falling while people quickly grabbed a net to save her.” – ctvnews.ca

Earlier this season a handful of boy heroes saved a child who was dangling from a chairlift. You can watch the video of that amazing save here-
VIDEO: Quick Thinking Boys Save 8 Year Old Dangling From Chairlift

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