The Miracle In My Life

Topics: Ski, Mind, Apostrophe Pages: 2 (664 words) Published: October 22, 2001
The Miracle in my life There where clear blue skies and the sun had just stopped shining brightly as it prepared to go down as the evening grew closer. I had been skiing and was enjoying myself. As I had found out later though, I had received much more then I had bargained for. At the time I was just relaxing and having a ordinary time. I was skiing by myself when it started to get dark out and that's when it all happened. I was skiing a routine run and minding my own business when a out of control snowboarder came crashing into me. I had lost both my skis and was tumbling down the mountain and I couldn't stop. Then finally I had stopped rolling down the mountain, but to my surprise I had learnt that the only reason I had stopped was because my ski boot was stuck in a pipe. ( during the summer when the snow had melted it had turned into a water park) I couldn't free my trapped leg of the pipe. I grew weary, as nightfall was almost here my instincts told me to head for shelter and spend the night on the mountain. Then I had realized that my leg was still caught in that pipe! Nightfall came shortly after. I thought to myself what if I wasn't found? what will I do? I was thinking a million thoughts per second, what if, how bout , but why... and that's when it hit me. I had encountered a near death experience and if on that day I hadn't made it out of there alive who would of even cared? I had then realized on that day who and what actually mattered to me. Anyway back to the story. Well it was already dark out and I laying there thinking about everyone besides for myself, when all along I should of been thinking of how I was going to get out of there. I told myself that I have to get out of hear. I had then realized that I had my pocket knife in my boot. I reached but couldn't get. I tried again but still couldn't reach it. Then I extended my arm as far as it would go and grabbed the knife. I took it and cut the wire that was holding the boot together. I carefully...
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