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Teen survives fall from ski lift

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Amateur video captured a 17-year-old skier trying to throw a snowball to a friend as rode the ski lift on a slope in Santa Fe.

He loses his balance and eventually his grip.

"It was pretty terrifying," says Jacob Gutierrez. "I was thinking if I fall wrong, I'm probably going to get really hurt or die."

The fall left him with liver damage, along with a collapsed lung and a broken skull.

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