Renowned daredevil dies

  • Base jumper, Mario Richard dies in Italy at the age of 47. The details of his death are still not clear but reports say that Richard hit a cliff after jumping from a mountain 9,700 feet high.

    His wife, Steph Davis had been successful at making the jump prior to him.

    Richard had skydived the first time in 1988 and had over 7,000 skydives under his belt. He had base jumped 2,000 times.

    Richard had become a full-time instructor in Quebec City since he wanted to do something that would keep him jumping.  

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