French Skier's Dramatic Rescue From Crevasse Caught on Video

33-year-old Benjamin Spilthooren's helmet camera captures the moment snow collapsed under his feet.
1:26 | 06/03/15

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Now to that terrifying video of a skier plunging into the Earth, the whole ordeal captured on his helmet cam, so fortunate to be alive this morning and ABC's T.J. Holmes has that story. Reporter: What was supposed to be a picture-perfect day of skying for this man, quickly turned into a harrowing tale of survival. The snow collapsing ends beneath him, every terrifying moment captured with the camera mounted on helmet. Falling more than 20 feet, he finally stops, he braces himself against a wall of ice and calls for help again. Seen here talking to reporters said he thought he was going to die. Almost 30 minutes go by before a Swiss guide hears his scream and with the help of a few skiers he climbs to safety. First responders transporting him to a nearby hospital as a precaution. Now able to laugh in the face of danger, saying he hopes that this is the last time he falls into an abyss. For "Good morning America," T.J. Holmes, ABC news, New York. Wow. Whoo! It's like one of my worst nightmares. We have a giant surprise for a very deserving young dancer,

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