Speech to Text for Community Celebrates Mt. Ashland Snowboarder Found Safe
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around the area converged here in ashland to look for the missing snowboarder. and now, he's found." "we were able to find at mid-day yesterday to find what we were pretty sure was his tracks going out of the ski area. and and a half hours down through the drainages." but eli wasn't heading in a straight line. "he was zig zagging back and forth and you could tell he was sampling different high spots and drainages trying to get his bearings. but it's just it's very thick up there and steep. so it's hard to know where you're incredible. and knowing he's been out there for two nights. often times we think worst case scenario in these instances. and this was a holiday miracle if you want to call it that." they explained what that moment phenomenal and it's very rare that this actually happens this way." "he's in surprisingly good shape for being out there for two nights and putting 20 or 30 miles on, at least. he walked a bunch in that 2 days." an observation his rescuer matthew marshall seconds. "he's doing great. he said he recently moved up here from arizona. he'd he'll remember this one for a while." "and those search and resuce teams are giving eachother some well-deserved pats on the back. in ashland, mike duffy, newswatch 12." general manager of the mount ashland ski area hiram towle stopped by the newswatch 12 studio earlier