Would you know how to escape from quicksand if you found yourself sinking? It happened to Indiana Jones, and it could happen to you! Inside Edition’s Steven Fabian dug a pit at the beach to try and replicate quicksand. He was being pulled in beneath the muddy water. “You can see, the more you struggle, the more you sink down into it,” Fabian said. So what do you do? Don’t struggle, says Fabian, and try to maneuver yourself onto your back.