'I'm okay': Skier miraculously survives after tumbling 1,600ft down a mountain (VIDEO)
While taking part in the film 'Paradise Waits,' McIntosh fell into an unseen five-foot-deep trench on one of his very first turns. He can immediately be heard through a microphone yelling “No!” when he realizes what has happened.
"From there, my slough took over and there was no way to stop, I pulled my airbag to help prevent against any possible trauma injuries as I tumbled to the bottom," McIntosh said, according to Teton Gravity Research.
The camera keeps recording as he continues to tumble down the mountain, which is part of Alaska's Neacoloa range. After he falls a distance of 1,600 feet in under a minute, his descent finally stops. McIntosh then shouts “I'm ok, I'm ok.”
'Paradise Waits' is a ski and snowboard film, which follows those who “anticipate winter's arrival with frothing mouths” as they encounter numerous struggles.