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Man survives dangerous hang-gliding incident in Switzerland

Chris Gursky is seen hanging onto a hang glider while he is not secured.
Chris Gursky is seen hanging onto a hang glider while he is not secured. (Chris Gursky)

The man at the center of a heart-stopping viral video said he'll try hang gliding again, despite the rough moments, because he'd like to "enjoy the ride" next time.

The video shows him desperately clinging to a hang glider without being strapped in.

Seconds after lifting off in Switzerland, Chris Gursky indicated that he was not harnessed in properly, and was seen clinging to the glider with one hand.

The glider pilot appears to try and help Gursky hold on while also trying to steer the lightweight craft.

A little more than two minutes later, Gursky dropped to the ground as they were landing.

He broke his wrist and tore his left bicep, but, incredibly, will be OK.