Erik Roner Death Video – Activity sports star Erik Roner, known for his job on MTV’s “Nitro Circus,” kicked the bucket when he struck a tree while skydiving for the initial service of a golf occasion in Northern California on Monday, specialists said.
Placer County Sheriff’s Capt. Dennis Walsh said Roner, of Tahoe City, California, passed on during a skydiving mishap at a fairway in Squaw Valley, California, around five miles from Lake Tahoe’s northwest shore.
Witnesses told delegates Roner, 39, was essential for a gathering leading a skydiving execution for a golf occasion, when he hit a tree while attempting to land and became entrapped high over the ground, Walsh said.
Specialists couldn’t eliminate him from the tree, and Roner was articulated dead at the scene.
Different skydivers landed securely in the green in Squaw Valley, home of the ski resort that facilitated the 1960 Winter Olympics. Walsh said the examination is proceeding and that the Federal Aviation Administration has been told.
Roner’s passing comes four months after world-popular wingsuit flyer Dean Potter and individual globe-trotter Graham Hunt lethally slammed after the pair jumped from Taft Point, 3,500 feet above Yosemite Valley, endeavoring to clear a V-formed score in a ridgeline.
“Erik was an excellent man, extraordinary dad, brilliant companion, and my first love,” his significant other, Annika Roner, said in an assertion.
Roner, an expert skier, and ardent BASE jumper were known for being important for “Nitro Circus,” an MTV show that revolved around free-form motocross rider Travis Pastrana and his team of activity sports competitor companions. He likewise facilitated the TV show “Local people” on sports networks Outside Television.
“Nitro Circus” finished in 2009 after two seasons. “Nitro Circus Live,” where Roner likewise showed up, circulated on MTV2 for four seasons until last year, MTV representative Jennifer Solari said.
“Erik was an astonishing individual who made everybody and everything around him better,” Pastrana said.
Roy Tuscany, a companion of Roner who saw the mishap, said it happened just before a superstar golf competition was going to start Monday morning.
Tuscany said that he looked as two different parachutists landed securely on the green’s fairway for the ninth opening however at that point looked on with dismay when Roner pummeled hard into a tree around 25-30 feet over the ground.
He said Roner’s parachute got found out in the tree and Roner hung there while numerous on the ground mixed to discover stepping stools and different intends to get to Roner. At a certain point, a few groups endeavored to remain on each other’s shoulders to arrive at Roner.
“There’s no convention for this sort of salvage,” Tuscany said. “There’s no manual. It was simply horrendous.”
Tuscany said Roner was “silly and a “stand-up person” who could generally be relied on to assist with advantage occasions like the golf competition. The competition is supported by the Squaw Valley Institute, a not-for-profit association that portrays itself as being “committed to introducing advancing and helpful projects to the Lake Tahoe district.”
“We are as yet attempting to deal with this misfortune,” said Rob Faris, senior VP, programming, and creation at Outside Television. “Our hearts go out to his family.”
Outside Television will air “Local people” from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. ET Tuesday.
Roner is made due by his better half and two youngsters.
Data from The Associated Press was utilized in this report.