Did he drift off? Professional skier somehow crashes straight into huge pile of snow with impressive face-plant
- Felix Wiemers, 31, attempted a difficult stunt while skiing in Tyrol, Austria
- The professional skier approaches a ridge to ski on to the other side of the slope
- He face plants into it and is left helplessly lying there with his skis in the air
This is the hilarious moment a professional skier face-planted into a slope before being flipped upside down as he failed a stunt.
Professional skier Felix Wiemers, 31, was skiing in Tyrol, Austria, when he attempted to glide over a ridge.
Footage shows Felix, of Germany, gently gliding and steering himself down a slope.
Felix Wiemers (pictured), 31, was skiing in Tyrol, Austria, when he attempted to glide over a ridge
He then approaches the huge pile of snow in anticipation of making it to the other side.
But in a bizarre turn of events, he impressively smacks into it head-on.
His body propels forward and face plants into the snow before he is completely flipped upside down.
The freerider, of Germany, crashed into the mountain before being flipped backwards on the slope
Felix is left lying helplessly with his skis in the air and stays sprawled across the mountain side.
The sportsman wrote on Instagram: ‘That ridge was more tight than I expected. The snow was really good – as you can see in the first turn when my GoPro was fully covered.
The skier (pictured) came seventh overall at the Freeride World Tour in 2016, after coming 13th in Vallnord, third in Fieberbrunn, Austria, and fifth in Alaska
He boasts a 42.5k online following where he shares his epic stunts, including a back flip on skis in St Anton am Arlberg, Austria, on February 15.
Felix came seventh overall at the Freeride World Tour in 2016, after coming 13th in Vallnord, third in Fieberbrunn, Austria, and fifth in Alaska.
The next notable snow forecast for Tyrol (St Christoph am Arlberg) is 1cm, expected today, with around 27cm forecast over the next seven days.