Sometimes Mother Nature slaps the crap out of you.

Skier Chris Cardello was slapped down in an avalanche while in the backcountry earlier this year. His helmet cam captured his entire run, avalanche burial, and subsequent rescue five minutes later. It's not a stretch to say that it's one of the most amazing videos I've ever seen, check it out.

I bet he was buying that night in the bar.

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Shea Gunther is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.

Watch: Amazing avalanche rescue
A backcountry skier's helmet cam captured video of his rescue from being buried alive by an avalanche.