11-year-old boy hung up on ski chairlift caught in tarp

The boy apparently slipped off his chair at the Whistler Ski Resort in British Columbia and got hung up when he bent down to grab his ski pole.

>> Read more trending stories  

A resort worker and onlookers unfurled a tarp, which caught the boy safely as he dropped 30 feet.

A witness who took video of the incident said the boy was back up on his feet in a few seconds and seemed fine.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.