An extreme sports star who even had appeared in the MTV’s “Nitro Circus, which features deadly stunts, died while performing a stunt in California.
It’s been reported that the stunt man was performing skydiving with a group during a golf tournament at Olympic Valley, but somehow got struck with a tree while landing.
The stunt man, Erik Roner from Tahoe City, California, was pronounced dead on the spot.
No any other participants were reportedly injured.
Roner had participated in several deadly stunts, and was well known for the stunt fans.
He had appeared in MTV’s Nitro Circus, in which performers said to perform stunts in attempt to win the challenge.
The Nitro Circus team later said “Our hearts go out to his friends and family”.