Location: Les Deux Alpes, France
COD: Impact Ground / Proximity Flying
Ground Launching or Skiing: Skiing
Wing Type: unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown
A 52 year old man from Pontault-Combault died due to injuries sustained from a speed-riding accident in Les Deux Alpes. He was speed riding with a group of friends on an off-piste area of Les Deux Alpes when he was said to have misjudged a maneuver, leading him to a 40 metre cliff drop. The man was found near the bottom of a waterfall at 1400 metres in the neighbouring resort of La Grave in a critical condition. He was airlifted to a hospital in Grenoble but sadly died overnight..
Speedriding when he misjudged some maneuver while flying terrain and fell 120'.
Details will follow after investigation.
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