– don't crash! It does not specifically fall! I think I went to savvy. Oh satan, Kalle Palander improve yle's alpine skiing broadcast.
Swiss Marc Gisin losing his balance on the slope töyssyisessä point and thud on its side in mid air at the end. The accident rate is more than 100 miles per hour. Followed by a long slide along the slope, until the swiss remain lifeless, seemed to lie face in the snow facing.
Palander remember that this has happened before.Blackouts
Ribs fracturing and bruised survived Gisin was transported on the same night back to Switzerland, but 20 years ago, Sami Uotila experience something considerably scarier.
the pace of species specialized 19-year-old tuulispään ski cut in the same place and he drifted into a mad dash to the slope of the security networks.
I'm a little expected, since it has been a little too safe. It doesn't hurt any of the bad years, gisin situation in the Eurosport commentary booth proved Uotila sighs.
it's a terrible situation, especially when it comes to you to mind.
Sunday, December 10. day in 1995, Uotila was submitted to helicopter on the bolzano residents to the hospital, where he woke up in a confused state, but the language processing work.
– the Norwegian coach to my I was talking to norway. Had I know that I am Sami from Finland. The German doctor I had spoken German, but any memory of it wasn't, Uotila time after his accident events.treatment of error in Bolzano
the Following day in Italy spent Finnish was used in the x-ray. After the Italian doctor made a medical error, which could have been fatal.
I had so unkindly, that the Bolzano hospital is not found in this fracture. Only then when I came to Finland, now deceased Aki Hintsa will find it For you. It then straight cuts, Uotila recalls.
Uotila was young and not able to question the doctor give me a travel permit.
I Was 19 years old and a little inexperienced, Uotila notes.
the First day I had believed, that there is nothing worse, because the x-ray there was nothing. I thought that the body returns to this.
the Movement was very labored, but a small töpöttely step he was dragged on a plane. Every movement hurts.
I Know, that wasn't right and that's why it seems odd that in the condition sent to walk. It wasn't just muscle pain.
Uotila from Helsinki, Hintsa, iron, fast professional, let me tell you something. Well-known sports doctor to understand guide alpine junkie an mri, where a terrible situation was revealed.
It was such an unstable fracture in his back, where there was paralysis of the danger, Uotila remember the diagnosis.Tests pitsaleikkurilla
Hintsa sent Uotila, immediately, Töölö hospital, where life swings hit hard. The young athlete spent Friday night at the waiting room in eight hours and wondered if he walked out.
Surgery while waiting for the ”pitsaleikkurilla” try it on your toes. Yes, it's then 19-year-old just feels horrible waiting for it surgery. Never forget, Uotila blow.
– Each toe was every 15 minutes through. It was the kind of alert status. No, too scared, when I feel every toe. Followed it, is esteem going.
Although Uotila not the top part have to fear evil, the Italian doctor's action seem like an afterthought unaccountably uninterested.
– Should strive to be lying on his back motionless. Just barely was able to stand up on its side and upright.
for a Long stretched waiting time seems even longer, because Uotila worry about health in the emergency room, where the atmosphere was at times almost chaotic.
Yes, the hours is a pretty good memory, while you waited for it to cut the christmas party customers in the middle of Töölö.
It was a horrible situation to wait there, when there was no information how it goes. The doctor suggested at one point one option year and three months of rest, but there was reportedly a greater paralysis risk than surgery.Fast return to the slopes Sami Uotila is still grateful for the year 2015 who died Aki Hintsalle, who did meticulous work and send him quickly to the surgery. EERO LIESIMAA
Through the past of the spine vertebrae repair operation get the pipe. Surgery uotila from the combined three vertebrae into one ”block, sweeping away these” and ossification managed at the hip to cut the substitute of the bone.
the Two point of the knife under the victim Uotila didn't have any longer fear of movement ability, but the recovery phase of the intense pain during the positive thoughts remained at bay.
Then it seemed that alppiura ends
Uotila recovery, rehabilitation himself to the attack and returned to the slopes next season. The focus shifted, however, in the downhill and Super-G slalom to the side, where he later received the best success.
In 2001 Uotilasta came From Badian giant slalom the first Finnish male alpine skier to reach the podium in the world cup.
Numerous loukkaantumisistaan, he toured the world cup until 2007.
as a Young man he got to gradually the competition in the off the extra fear, but the imprint of the Val Gardena events is permanent.
Yes, it still sometimes comes to sleep. When I wake up, so try first, that the toes are moving. That's the way it paralyzed the treaty establishing the threat is always left thoughts. When you see injuries, so the first thing that comes paralysis of the mind. It is perhaps evil and a serious danger, Uotila thinking.”Must be crazy”
Uotila, 42, Vihti Ski Center executive director and Eurosport commentator, spend today physical life, but the wildest shit he be between, because of the small fear in the back of the situation is still in the back of the head.
– Career and a few times after that, too, has become the vertebrae lock, which is pulled immobilized for about a week. I suspect that it is due to the fact Uotila estimates.
alpine skiing kovavauhtisimmat species belong to that group, where the athlete must overcome the fear of death.
during the execution of any ulterior motive not to slow you down, but in the preparation phase of all tiedostamat risks created by alpine junkie among the palpable atmosphere.
– If these vauhtilaleja want to calculate, so it now anyway have to be a little crazy. Myself always wondered that it belongs to the species - it makes it action packed and exciting. The downhill race is time the expectant atmosphere at the starting point. All are aware of the danger that in the race, Uotila recalls.
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