Slam Video Details

Skier Name: Chad Lichtenberger

Crash Location: Bridger Bowl, Montana

Slam Detail: This was the first attempt of a 60 foot road gap at bridger bowl before opening day last year. We hiked up to the top and built this road gap. I hit the jump a little fast and got bucked pretty good. I ended up in the hospital for 9 days and suffered a 7 inch laceration on my liver, shattering my right kidney in three pieces, rupturing my right adrenal gland, a contusion in my right lung, an Inigural hernia, dislocated right shoulder, and four blood transfusions to top it off.. And believe it or not… NO broken bones! It’s been almost a year now and I’m stoked to be working and riding at Heavenly this winter! Shred or Die!


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