Accident Database

Report ID# 3320

  • Impact/Trauma
  • Spinal Injury
  • Other

Accident Description

While running the right line at Sunshine, I caught the right shelf early causing me to fall off early. While doing so I tucked and flipped landing on my back on the rock. After the crash, I washed over the bottom rocks downstream. I pulled my skirt and resurfaced. Two or three boaters pulled me out in the river right eddy. I was evacuated out of the gorge with the help of paddlers and the EMS in a litter on a backboard up the pulliam creek trail. My only injury was a T-12 Compression Fracture.

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