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    BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

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    A young lawyer who was caught in an avalanche while snowboarding in the Alps was rescued after he used a BlackBerry to contact his head office in London.

    Staff at the international law firm Linklaters, which is based in the City, scrambled a helicopter to rescue Nick Higham from a slope on the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

    Mr Higham and his friend Travis Leon, both in their twenties and trainees in the same corporate law department, had been snowboarding off-piste when they were hit by the mini-avalanche on the highest mountain in western Europe....

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    So obviously having a Blackberry in an avalanche is better than having a St bernards with a keg of brandy round its neck. LOL

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    Even better would be to have both

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~
    The only thing better would be to have them both!

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    Forget the pooch, just carry the brandy yourself !!

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~snowboarders with blackberry= 0 fatalities

    Snowboarders without a blackberry= a lot.

    Good thing I have one

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    both sound like a deal to me the pooch could carry the brandy

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    Great story . Thanx 4 sharing .... a little thirsty all of a sudden - hehehe
    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    Great story. And our signifigant others are always bitching about our BlackBerrys

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    Re: BlackBerry SOS saves snowboarder

    BB saves the day once again!

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