Man Breaks His Ankle Almost Falling Off Cliff While Proposing And Girlfriend Still Says Yes

Submitted by on Dec 6, 2017
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When planning his proposal to Suzannah, John decided to book a weekend at a fancy hotel on the beautiful Atlantic coast of Cornwall.

John knew he was going to pop the question on a romantic walk along the cliffs.

But just as John was about to whip out the ring, he slipped on the uneven ground and broke his ankle.

SWNS / John Bett

The injury was so serious that John couldn’t move. The couple had to call the coast guard to come to his assistance.


SWNS / John Bett

As they waited for the coast guard, John realized he had two options: either postpone the proposal until they were somewhere less scenic, or just bite the bullet and do it right there.

SWNS / John Bett

The hopeful fiancé opted for the latter and popped the question right then and there.

Thankfully, Suzannah said yes!

SWNS / John Bett

The coast guard arrived shortly after and agreed to take these proposal photos to savor the moment forever.

SWNS / John Bett

In fact, these first responders were more than happy to be involved with the special experience. The official Newquay Coastguard tweeted:

The casualty today was a John who was visiting Cornwall with Suzie for the weekend. He was intending a romantic proposal but after slipping while waiting for emergency services decided to ask then as it was more romantic than hospital. She said yes! Congratulations to you both.

SWNS / John Bett

The coast guard even congratulated the couple with a bottle of champagne and tweeted again:

Update from our casualty yesterday who slipped on the coast path & proposed to his lady whilst waiting for emergency services. Champagne & a plaster cast, good combination! Best wishes for a speedy recovery &congratulations again.

Jokes about how John “fell for” Suzannah were in no short supply.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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