The man was washed overboard, but he remembered the reception of US special forces with his pants and lasted 3 hours in the ocean to the rescue
Water is the source of life on Earth, but at the same time it is one of the most insidious substances for humans. Especially when it comes to ponds or seas. To be overboard is a nightmare of a traveler. It was in this situation that the German Arne Mürke fell. And he would already be in the next world, if not for his ingenuity and knowledge of one technique of fur seals.An unpleasant incident happened with a German resident Arne Mürke. He and his brother Helge were hired to overtake a 12-meter yacht from New Zealand and Brazil. And all would be fine, but during the passage of the Gulf of Talag there was a strong pitching, during which Arne fell overboard. The brother of the sailor immediately threw him a life jacket, but Arne could not reach him. Three-meter waves swiftly carried the Germans away from the ship.
Savvy, improvisation and knowledge of the survival techniques of American fur seals helped the man survive. Fortunately for himself, Arne Murke once heard of the admission of special forces, which allows you to make an impromptu life jacket. He pulled off his jeans, tied his trousers, and after gaining a full chest of air, filled them with air. This helped Arna not to go down for three hours. As a result, the man was found by rescuers in a helicopter.
And here is a description of several other interesting ways to survive in water with tied hands, which is taught to all agents of special services.
The most important thing in this technique is breath control. Caught in this position in the water. it’s very important not to panic. Breathe should be measured. Each breath should be extremely deep, and the breath should be quick. If the depth of the pond is small, then you should dive to the bottom at the exit, sit down and bounce up from the ground. Once at the surface, you should inhale, and then repeat the procedure. Such jumps can gradually move towards the coast.
In order to stay afloat with your hands tied, you need to become a “buoy”. To do this, when exhaling, you should bend the legs at the knees and press them as far as possible to the stomach. Before inhaling, you need to bend in the back. You can move in this position either in jerks or upheavals, making pushing movements with your legs or spinning in one of the sides.
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