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Stephane Brosse Dies in Mont Blanc Fall

Ski mountaineer won world championships

Noted French ski mountaineer Stephane Brosse died on the Aiguille d'Argentiere in the Alps this week after a cornice broke under him, causing him to fall about 2,000 feet. Brosse, 40, was attempting a traverse of the Mont Blanc massif with Kilian Jornet, Bastien Fleury, and filmmaker Sebastien Montaz-Rosset. Among other achievements, Brosse held the speed record for the fastest traverse of the Haute Route and won three world titles at the World Championships of Ski Mountaineering.

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