SPOKANE, Wash --- The man who was in critical condition after backflipping off a bridge into the Spokane River is now awake and has passed the "swallow test."

Tyler Wright's cousin posted on Facebook to say that he is awake and doing better.

Here is the full post.

The man was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after attempting to backflip off an abandoned bridge in Spokane. He over rotated and hit the water hard enough to knock himself out.