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⚠️ WARNING ⚠️ This video will shock you & give you chills down your spine. TURN YOUR VOLUME ON. Heather Friesen's story is one that you will never forget. Heather is an athlete that worked extremely hard to become a top indoor player as well as top collegiate beach volleyball athlete at the University of Hawaii. Her world came crashing down one day as she went on a hike on one of Hawaii's most beautiful hiking trails. Heather slipped and fell from a 40-50ft waterfall that broke her ribs and made her lung collapse. In this episode Heather tells you her story about her horrific #accident, but most of all how she recovered mentally and physically to come out even stronger. You do not want to miss this episode!! . #Listen NOW to her incredible story! #LinkinBio 🎙 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #warning #video #inspiring #beachvolleyball #accident #volleyball #hawaii #waterfall
The 26-year-old US woman was hiking with friends when she stopped to admire the view from the top.
One simple slip on a rock and Heather Friesen was tumbling down a waterfall with mostly sharp rocks below.
A second earlier, she had stopped to admire the view along the Ka’au Crater Trail in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Moments later, she was groaning in severe pain after dropping 15 metres – she had 10 broken ribs, a collapsed lung, a fractured scapula and several deep wounds.
The GoPro footage she captured from the 2016 accident makes for horrifying viewing.