Montant Dies In BASE Jump Accident
Athlete was a speed-riding revolutionary
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On Saturday, pioneering extreme skier and speed-rider Antoine Montant, 30, died in a BASE-jumping accident in the French Alps. Montant was a 3-time Speed Flying Pro Champion and had previously descended the Eiger on skis. His body was found Sunday afternoon with his parachute undeployed. No one witnessed Saturday’s accident, and an investigation is ongoing.
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