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Chamonix: The Champion of the Wingsuit Alexander Polli Dies after Hitting a Tree

EXTREME SPORT:  Alexander Polli, 31, the champion of the wingsuit, who lived in Chamonix, died Monday late morning in tragic accident …

The world of wingsuit is in mourning this Monday with the death of the Italian-Norwegian Alexander Polli. By late morning, the 31 year old man d crashed at Brevent in Chamonix. The High Mountain Gendarmerie Platoon (PGHM) was immediately warned by this group wingsuiters, as reported in the Dauphiné .

Despite the rescuers arriving to the scene quickly, shortly after 11 am, Alexander Polli could not be kept alive long enough due to the severity of his injuries. He was violently hit in the head and certainly suffering from severe internal bleeding after colliding with a tree at about 1,500 meters altitude.

Spectacular Youtube videos seen by millions of enthusiasts

The videos of his extreme flight parachute were extremely popular, with millions of views on Youtube. After the death of two other base-jumping enthusiasts and a paraglider this month in the Alps, the creed of Alexander Polli “Never see limits of your abilities” can not hide the extreme danger of his discipline.

 

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