Hang Gliding Trainer Forgets To Strap In Tandem Rider


A Florida man decided  to fulfill a bucket list item while on vacation in Switzerland and it was almost his final moments on Earth. 

Chris Gursky shared the video of the scary experience when his tandem trainer forgot to attach him to the glider. Gursky doesn't realize he's not attached until it's too late and they are flying through the air thousands of feet above the Earth. All he can do is hang on with all he's got, until they can make it back to land. 

"I looked down once and I thought to myself, 'This is it. I'm going to fall to my death. I'm a goner,'" he told ABC's Good Morning America. "I didn't have much grip left in me at all. My hand was opening, I was slipping. I had his pant leg, that was about it."




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