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The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Extreme sports are very dangerous, but despite this, there are a lot of people in the world who do not mind tickling their nerves. For a person who does not accept extreme sports in his daily life, people who are fond of such dangerous and at times terrible sports seem simply fools who risk their priceless life for no reason for what. In most cases, extreme for a person is a kind of drug, without which it is difficult for him to live.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Those who enjoy the thrill of surfing, skydiving or rock climbing without insurance enjoy the balance between death and life, and when they manage to climb a mountain or safely descend to earth from the sky by parachute , it makes their life much better and more colorful than that of an ordinary person. Today’s article will be dedicated to those who died because of their addiction to extreme sports, which they loved and appreciated more than their own lives.

Uli Emanuele, 2016
The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Base jumping is an extreme sport. People with a titanium nervous system jump from construction sites such as bridges, using parachutes or special wing suits, thanks to which you can develop a high horizontal speed in the air and lower vertical speed, which leads to the fact that a person does not fall down, but soars in the air. It is not at all surprising that base jumping is sometimes fatal.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

It is worth noting that such an extreme sport is prohibited in many countries. One of the most famous deaths due to jumping in a suit with wings was broadcast live on Facebook. Young guy Uli Emanuele decided to shoot his enchanting leap, which took place in the Italian Dolomites, but at some point he lost control and died. Emanuele previously performed amazing tricks, flying through the narrow openings in the rocks in his suit with wings.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

It is worth noting that the guy was far from an amateur, but a professional in base jumping. His death shocked his friends who were engaged in the same extreme sport. Everyone who knew the guy said that he was very meticulous in his equipment and flight planning. Uli Emanuele was only 29 years old.

Malik Joy, 2005
The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Malik Joy was a big surf fan who grew up in Tahiti. The guy was an activist of the local community who opposed drugs, and in general, people spoke only good things about him. In Tahiti, Malik received an award for surfing one of the biggest waves.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

The guy was professionally engaged in surfing, which slowly began to bring him fame and good money through a variety of sponsorship programs. Joy made a name for himself and earned worldwide fame when he was able to pacify dangerous waves on the famous northern coast of Hawaii. The last wave that the guy managed to catch was a huge thick wall of water two and a half meters high, which covered the young surfer with his head and took his life.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

From the blow, the guy’s board split into pieces, and he was drowned under the water with his head, which is why he choked. As others followed this wave, Joy was never able to swim. It took 15 minutes to find his body. Despite all the efforts of the rescuers and doctors who provided first aid, it was too late for the young surfer. Malik Joy died at age 25.

Dvain Weston, 2003
The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Dwyn Weston was a legendary Australian athlete who did base jumping. At one time he was considered one of the best in this extreme sport. However, despite all his professionalism and a lot of time spent in the air, this does not guarantee that there will be no errors in the future. Dwain was a computer analyst who, traveling the world, made more than 1000 jumps.

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

At that time, unfortunately, no one knew that a young man would not be in less than a year. Weston’s final performance is an airplane jump paired with another man as part of the Go Fast Games in Colorado. Everything was planned in advance. Dvain was supposed to fly over the bridge, and his colleague was under it. Instead, he crashed into a bridge at a speed of 193 kilometers per hour (120 miles per hour) and landed on the rocks.

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