VIDEO: Skier does backflip while escaping avalanche

WXYZ - Skier Sverre Liliequist pulled off a backflip amidst an avalanche that he triggered. He was doing a downhill run at Swatch Skiers Cup in Switzerland.

After landing the flip and outrunning the avalanche, he skied away to celebrate the landing with his teammates.

The Swatch Skiers Cup is a team competition for the best skiers in America and Europe. Liliequist is Swedish and has won both his downhill runs so far.

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